PL/B

Short for Programming Language for Business, PL/B is an English-like high-level programming language that offers screen, file and character string manipulation. The PL/B source code will compile and run without changes across multiple platforms and it incorporates strong file access capabilities that distinguish it from other languages. PL/B is also multi-user friendly, as no additional code is required for files to be shared among many users. PL/B was formerly called DATABUS and designed by Datapoint in the early 1970s. It was originally considered an alternative to COBOL.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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