Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Bertrand Meyer
Born: 1950 in France
- Academic, author, and consultant in the field of computer languages.
- Created the Eiffel programming language.
- Meyer pursues the ideal of simple, elegant, and user-friendly computer languages and is one of the earliest and most vocal proponents of object-oriented programming (OOP).
- Object-Oriented Software Construction.
- Eiffel: The Language (a description of the Eiffel language).
- Introduction to the Theory of Programming Languages and Touch of Class.
Honors and awards
- "Senior award" winner of the first AITO Dahl-Nygaard award (2005).
- Recognized as honorary doctor of Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics (2006).
- Software System Award of the ACM (2007).