Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Steven Bourne
Born: January 7, 1944, in United Kingdom
- British computer scientist.
- Known for authoring the Bourne shell (sh), the foundation for the standard command line interfaces to Unix.
- Worked on an ALGOL 68 compiler at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
- President of the Association for Computing Machinery (2000 - 2002).
- The UNIX System (1982).
- The UNIX System V environment.
- Adb debugger.
Honors and awards
- Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
- Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.