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A Brief History of Software Engineering

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1 Author(s)
Wirth, N. ; ETH Zÿrich

This personal perspective on the art of programming begins with a look at the state of programming from about 1960, and it follows programming's development through the present day. The article examines key contributions to the field of software engineering and identifies major obstacles, which persist even today.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 3 )