38-Year-Old Code-Writing Tool Released for General Use


One of the world’s early computer software editors, developed by the University of Adelaide and still in use today, is being released by the University for free use by developers around the world. Under open source licence, beneficial features of “Ludwig” as a software development tool that are not found in other text and code  will be now open to all developers.

Ludwig, a “full screen” editor, was originally designed by Computer Science staff to enable software development on the University’s first VAX (Virtual Address eXtension) interactive computers, bought in 1979 to replace the previous  systems of punch cards, printed output, and batch processing.

Read more at PhysOrg