Issue No.12 - December (1974 vol.23)
R.E. Griswold , Dep. Comput. Sci. Univ. Arizona
The preoccupation with structured programming is so great these days that it is difficult to find a paper in the current literature on programming that does not make at least a token reference to well-structured programming. While much benefit may be derived by focusing attention on good programming techniques, many of the principles of structured programming have been known and practiced for years. Unfortunately, the recent focus of attention has produced a substantial amount of verbiage of little value and in the resulting hubbub the fundamental ideas have often been obscured. It is therefore refreshing to find a book concerned with the basic issues of good programming that treats the subject as a matter of practice and style, not theory.
R.E. Griswold, "B74-44 The Elements of Programming Style", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.23, no. 12, pp. 1329, December 1974, doi:10.1109/T-C.1974.223865