ACT-III is a historical programming language created in 1956. The LGP-30, standing for Librascope General Purpose and then Librascope General Precision, was an early off-the-shelf computer. It was manufactured by the Librascope company of Glendale, California (a division of General Precision Inc.), and sold and serviced by the Royal Precision Electronic Computer Company, a joint venture with the Royal McBee division of the Royal Typewriter Company. The LGP-30 was first manufactured in 1956 with a retail price of $47,000—equivalent to about $423,000 in 2017.The LGP-30 was commonly referred to as a desk computer. Read more on Wikipedia...

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  • ACT-III first appeared in 1956
  • See also: algol-60, isbn
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Example code from the web:

s1'dim'a'500'm'500'q'500''
index'j'j+1'j-1''
daprt'e'n't'e'r' 'd'a't'a''cr''
rdxit's35''
s2'iread'm'1''iread'q'1''iread'd''iread'n''
1';'j''
0'flo'd';'d.''
s3'sqrt'd.';'sqrd.''
1'unflo'sqrd.'i/'10';'sqrd''
2010'print'sqrd.''2000'iprt'sqrd''cr''cr''

Example code from Wikipedia:

burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk,
burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, 
burrrp, clunk, clunk, clunk.

Last updated December 10th, 2019

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