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The File roulette.BAS: On Running Obsolete Software

  • Yannis Tzitzikas
  • Yannis Marketakis
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Abstract

This chapter describes the pattern “Understand and run software written in an obsolete programming language”. The episode describes and activities of Robert for executing a software application written in an obsolete programming language. The technical sections provide information about two legendary computers (Amstrad 464 and Commodore 64), and discuss the aging of Programming Languages.

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yannis Tzitzikas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yannis Marketakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of CreteVassilika VoutonGreece
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceFoundation for Research and Technology – HellasVassilika VoutonGreece

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