Tandem Application Language -->
Transaction Application Language
computing dictionary

<programming language>

<computer programming> Not "Tandem Application Language". A block-structured, procedural language optimised for use on Tandem hardware. TAL is a cross between C and Pascal and is the primary system programming language on Tandem computers. Tandem has no assembler and originally had no C or Pascal.

Acronym: TAL

(01 Jun 2001)