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Exploring the Pick Operating System, Second Edition

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Jonathan E. Sisk and Steve VanArsdale

Publisher: Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. : Hayden Book Co., c1989.

ISBN: 0-672-48412-9

Summary:

Covers PICK Operating System, PICK/BASIC, ACCESS (Data Base Manager), the EDITOR, PROC (Stored Procedure Language), and TCL (Terminal Control Language)

Contents:

An introduction to the PICK system; Getting around in the PICK world; The user processes: TCL; The EDITOR: the window into the processes; ACCESS: the data retrieval process; PROC: the stored procedure language; PICK/BASIC: the programming language; Controlling peripherals; The logical computer; Putting the parts together: applications; Analysis and design for PICK-based systems; The future of the PICK system; Appendixes; Index.

 

Notes:

On t.p. the registered trademark symbol "TM" is superscript following "PICK" in the title.

Includes index.

Classification: Dewey Class: 5.43 -- Computer programming, programs, data

LCC Number: QA76.76

Book Details: Language: eng Physical Description: 342p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Pagination: xxi, 342p.

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Comments from Jonathan E. Sisk:

This was not just a new edition, but really a much-improved new book, with much more information on all topics. It still has the useful summary and comments on implementations and the very clear treatment of correlatives and conversions.

The second edition of this book was packaged in a paperback, perfect-bound format. The content was revised to reflect changes that had taken place in the code since the first edition, plus, it gave us the chance to tighten up the loose parts.

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