HP BASIC for OpenVMS is a programming language created in 1982. HP BASIC for OpenVMS is the latest name for a dialect of the BASIC programming language created by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and now owned by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE). It was originally developed in the 1970s for the RSTS-11 operating system on the PDP-11 minicomputer. It was later ported to OpenVMS, first on VAX, then Alpha, and most recently Integrity. Read more on Wikipedia...
- HP BASIC for OpenVMS ranks in the top 25% of languages
- the HP BASIC for OpenVMS wikipedia page
- HP BASIC for OpenVMS first appeared in 1982
- See also: dartmouth-basic, cobol, basic-plus, java
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10 PRINT "Enter a temperature in Celsius "; INPUT C when error in X = REAL(C) PRINT "Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit is "; (X * 1.8) + 32 use PRINT "Error: Enter a valid numeric value." end when 40 END
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