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  1. BCPL

    BCPL is a procedural, imperative, and structured computer programming language designed by Martin Richards of the University of Cambridge in 1966.

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  1. BCPL

    [abbreviation, “Basic Combined Programming Language”) A programming language developed by Martin Richards in Cambridge in 1967. It is remarkable for its rich syntax, small size of compiler (it can be run in 16k) and extreme portability. It reached break-even point at a very early stage, and was the language in which the original hello world program was written. It has been ported to so many different systems that its creator confesses to having lost count. It has only one data type (a machine word) which can be used as an integer, a character, a floating point number, a pointer, or almost anything else, depending on context. BCPL was a precursor of C, which inherited some of its features.

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  1. BCPL

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bcpl in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bcpl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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