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Iconic Programming: Where to go?
November/December 1990 (vol. 7 no. 6)
pp. 63-68

Pioneering work in iconic languages is briefly recounted, and arguments regarding the feasibility of their use as programming languages are examined. In particular, their usefulness to computer professionals and for large programs is discussed. Approaches to designing good iconic interfaces are examined. Progress to date in iconic programming research is summarized.

Index Terms:
iconic languages; iconic interfaces; graphical user interfaces; high level languages; visual programming
Citation:
Tadao Ichikawa, Masahito Hirakawa, "Iconic Programming: Where to go?," IEEE Software, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 63-68, Nov.-Dec. 1990, doi:10.1109/52.60590
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