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Programmer's Cheer

<humour>

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

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[Jargon File]

(1996-10-13)

 


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Programmers Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System

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

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(1995-01-04)

 


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PROgrammer's Microapplication Language

<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].

(1996-03-21)

 


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Programmer's Switch

<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.

(2000-11-01)

 


Nearby terms: Programmer's Cheer Programmers Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System PROgrammer's Microapplication Language Programmer's Switch programming programming fluid programming language
 

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