Long considered strictly a mainframe language, PL/I is now the focus of renewed interest, particularly in view of its acknowledged security advantages over C. New compilers are available or under development on a range of platforms, and software is being ported to PL/I.
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|Description of PL/I.
|PL/I Compilers and Tools.
|PL/I Bibliography of books and articles.
|PL/I Programming Style Guide.
|The PL/I Family.
|PL/I Virtual Reference Library. (Index of manuals)
|PL/I Virtual Source Archive.
|Some PL/I for OS/2 code.
|Coming soon! Numerical Algorithms in PL/I, from Robin Vowels. Robin has given permission for Team PL/I to host his extensive collections of algorithms.
|Hugh Gleaves has released the source for his Subset-G compiler for Windows-NT and above.
has a comprehensive site including the PL/I FAQ, the PL/I Newsletter,
links, and source code.
[mirror here at http://teampli.net/mirrors/robinv/]
|IBM offers downloads, sample code, and PL/I manuals in Adobe PDF format.
|The PL1GCC project at SourceForge is developing a PL/I front-end for the open-source Gnu Compiler Collection (gcc).
|CBTTAPE.ORG maintains the SHARE PL/I modifications library.
|Rosetta Code PL/I over 400 examples of various PL/I solutions for various tasks.
|The VM Workshop maintains a tools archive with some PL/I-related material.
UK GUIDE PL/I library.
|Detailed comparison of PL/I and C by Eberhard Sturm.
|"Teaching the Fatal Disease (or) Introductory Computer Programming Using PL/I" by Richard C. Holt
|Multicians.org presents information on the history and features of the PL/I compilers used to build the Multics Operating System.
|MIT Information on the Multics operating system including full source in PL/I.
|PL/I Bulletins, 1966-1969.
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Cited in "Surfing the Net for software engineering notes", ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 29(2) March, 2004, 17-26.
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