PONOGRAMS

 

Ponograms:

1-24  The First Twenty-Four
25-48  The Second Twenty-Four
49-72  The Third Twenty-Four
73-96  The Fourth Twenty-Four
97-120  The Fifth Twenty-Four
121-on  The Sixth Set


97  A Family Visit, part 2
98  Wunderkammer XI
99  Wunderkammer XII
100  Ponogram Index
101  Michigan Outlines
102  Hawaiiana 9
103  Kids of Maine - 1
104  Kids of Maine - 2
105  Clarence Sandin
106  Tech House
107  Hawksbill Hatching
108  Facial Recognition
109  Hawaiiana 10
110  Spring in Maine - 1
111  Spring in Maine - 2
112  Wunderkammer XIII
113  Wunderkammer XIV
114  Wunderkammer XV
115  JOVIAL Programming Language
116  "Big Like a Soldier Officer"
117  TV Shows That Never Were - 1
118  Gecko Rejects Moth
119  TV Shows That Never Were - 2
120  The Story of Four

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JOVIAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

In 1963 I joined System Development Corporation (SDC) in Santa Monica, CA as a computer programmer trainee.  The requirements for that position were a college degree, math through calculus, and a willingness to relocate.  I went through 13 weeks of training and was assigned to maintain a JOVIAL compiler.  I invite you to read Ponogram #47 to review that class and the assignment that followed.

This brochure from November 1960 covers the early days of JOVIAL at SDC and has pictures of several of the people I worked with and for during that assignment and later at Abacus Programming Corporation.

 

JOVIAL p. 1

JOVIAL p. 3

JOVIAL p. 4

JOVIAL p. 5

 
JOVIAL p. 6
 
JOVIAL p. 7
 
JOVIAL p. 8
 
JOVIAL p. 9
 
JOVIAL p. 10
 
JOVIAL p. 11
 
JOVIAL p. 12
 
JOVIAL p. 13
 
JOVIAL p. 14
 
JOVIAL p. 16
 
 
 
 
 
 

AFTERWORD

This presentation is a scan of the original brochure in the original paper tone.  If you have any trouble seeing the figures, pictures, or text, you might want to view or download the pdf version which has a white background.

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