SPITBOL is a programming language created in 1971. SPITBOL (Speedy Implementation of SNOBOL) is a compiled implementation of the SNOBOL4 programming language. Originally targeted for the IBM System/360 and System/370 family of computers, it has now been ported to most major microprocessors including the SPARC. It was created by Robert Dewar and Ken Belcher, who were then at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Read more on Wikipedia...

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  • SPITBOL first appeared in 1971
  • See also: snobol, sparc
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