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MUMPS is a programming language created in 1966 by Neil Pappalardo.

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MUMPS (Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System), or M, is a general-purpose computer programming language that provides ACID (Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, and Durable) transaction processing. Its differentiating feature is its "built-in" database, enabling high-level access to disk storage using simple symbolic program variables and subscripted arrays, similar to the variables used by most languages to access main memory. The M database is a key-value database engine optimized for high-throughput transaction processing. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from the web:
label1 ; This is a label write "Hello World !",! quit
Example from Riju:
main() write "Hello, world!",! quit
Example from hello-world:
w "Hello World",!
; Hello World in Mumps-M w !,"Hello World"
Example from Wikipedia:
GTM>S n="" GTM>S n=$order(^nodex(n)) GTM>zwr n n=" building" GTM>S n=$order(^nodex(n)) GTM>zwr n n=" name:gd" GTM>S n=$order(^nodex(n)) GTM>zwr n n="%kml:guid"

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging w
; A comment
Line Comments ;
; A comment
Semantic Indentation X

Books about MUMPS from ISBNdb

title authors year publisher
The Complete Mumps: An Introduction and Reference Manual for the Mumps Programming Language Lewkowicz, John M. 1989 Prentice Hall
The Mumps Programming Language O'Kane, Kevin C. 2008 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Mumps Programming Language: Mumps, Mumps Language Syntax, Mumps Users Llc Books Not Available (na) 2010 General Books
Mumps Programming Language Family: Mumps Programming Language, Fileman, Mumps Language Syntax, Meditech, Mumps Users, Miis Books and LLC 2010 General Books
Programming Languages Mumps American National Standards Institute 1995
Mumps Programming Reference Manual Melvin E. Conway
Persistent Programming Languages: Mumps Books and LLC 2010 General Books
Computer Programming in Standard Mumps David H. Miller and Gregory L. Bressler and Arthur Krieg June 1981
Articles On Mumps Programming Language Family, Including Hephaestus Books 2011
Mumps Primer, Revised: An Introduction To The Interactive Programming System Of The Future Richard F Walters 1982 Mumps Users' Group

Publications about MUMPS from Semantic Scholar

title authors year citations influentialCitations
A balanced view of MUMPS A. Wasserman and D. Sherertz 1976 5 0
A balanced view of MUMPS A. Wasserman and D. Sherertz 1976 3 0
The MUMPS Programming Language B. Blum and H. Orthner 1989 2 0
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