Programmer's Cheercomputing dictionary


"Shift to the left! Shift to the right! Pop up, push down! Byte! Byte! Byte!"


American spelling: Programr's Cheer

(01 Feb 1996)

Programmers Hierarchical Interactive Graphics Systemcomputing dictionary

(PHIGS) An ANSI/ISO standard. Worked on by the ISO/IEC group JTC1/SC24.

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Acronym: PHIGS

American spelling: Programrs Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System

(01 Jan 1995)

PROgrammer's Microapplication Languagecomputing dictionary

<programming language>

(PROMAL) An interpreted C-like language from Systems Management Associates for MS-DOS, Commodore 64, and Apple II.

[Computer Language, Mar 1986, pp. 128-134].

(01 Feb 1996)

Programmer's Switchcomputing dictionary

<computer hardware> A button on the front of some Apple Macintosh computers which, when pressed, causes a command line prompt to appear. This gives access to the built-in mini-debugger, which has commands to dump memory, return to the application that was broken out, and others. A more sophisticated debugger must be installed in order to inspect breakpoints, etc.

American spelling: Programr's Switch

(01 May 2000)