Rapid Application Prototyping the PROQUEL Language.

Jean-Yves Lingat, Pierre Colignon, Colette Rolland: Rapid Application Prototyping the PROQUEL Language. VLDB 1988: 206-217
  author    = {Jean-Yves Lingat and
               Pierre Colignon and
               Colette Rolland},
  editor    = {Fran\c{c}ois Bancilhon and
               David J. DeWitt},
  title     = {Rapid Application Prototyping the PROQUEL Language},
  booktitle = {Fourteenth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases,
               August 29 - September 1, 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA,
  publisher = {Morgan Kaufmann},
  year      = {1988},
  isbn      = {0-934613-75-3},
  pages     = {206-217},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/LingatCR88.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/88},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


This paper presents PROQUEL, an executable specification language designed for the RUBIS system, an information system development tool.

PROQUEL is at the same time a specification language, data manipulation language, and programming language, making it particularly well suited for prototyping database applications.

After a brief introduction to the RUBIS system, the functionality and the various advantages of the PROQUEL language are detailed.

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François Bancilhon, David J. DeWitt (Eds.): Fourteenth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 29 - September 1, 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA, Proceedings. Morgan Kaufmann 1988, ISBN 0-934613-75-3


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