(Previously “Fortran 8x” and “Fortran Extended”) An extensive enlargement of Fortran 77. Fortran 90 has derived types, assumed shape arrays, array sections, functions returning arrays, case statement, module subprograms and internal subprograms, optional and keyword subprogram arguments, recursion, and dynamic allocation. It is defined in ISO 1539:1991, soon to be adopted by ANSI.
[“Fortran 90 Explained”, M. Metcalf et al, Oxford University Press 1990].
- Fortran automatic symbol translator
language (FAST) An assembly language for the IBM 650 by MITRE Corporation. [CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)]. [Sammet 1969, p.526]. (1994-11-09)
- Fortran d
A data-parallel Fortran developed by Ken Kennedy at Rice University. [“Fortran D Language Specification”, G. Fox et al, TR 90079, Rice U, March 1991]. E-mail: Theresa Chapman . (1994-12-16)
- Fortran i
An early version of Fortran designed by John Backus at IBM for the IBM 704. The design was begun in 1954 and a compiler released in April 1957. [Was this the first Fortran?] (1995-02-15)
- Fortran ii
1958. Added subroutines.