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autocoder

[′ȯd·ō‚kōd·ər]
(computer science)
A person or machine producing or using autocode as a part or the whole of a task.

AUTOCODER

(language)
Possibly the first primitive compiler. AUTOCODER was written by Alick E. Glennie in 1952. It translated symbolic statements into machine language for the Manchester Mark I computer.

Autocoding later came to be a generic term for assembly language programming.

autocoder

An IBM assembly language for 1960s-vintage 1400 and 7000 series computers. Autocoder was an example of the early assembly languages, which were much simpler and more straightforward than the assembly languages that followed.
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