John K Ousterhout

Digital Library

ACM Software System Award

USA - 1997

Tcl/Tk

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John Ousterhout

For the Tcl scripting language which allows developers to create complex systems from pre-existing components. The embedded Tk provides a simple mechanism for creating graphical user interfaces. Together they make a powerful addition to the software repertoire.

ACM Fellows

USA - 1994

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For his contribution to very large scale integrated circuit computer aided design. His systems, Caesar and Magic, have demonstrated that effective CAD systems need not be expensive, hard to learn, or slow.

ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

USA - 1987

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For his contribution to very large scale integrated circuit computer aided design. His systems, Caesar and Magic, have demonstrated that effective CAD systems need not be expensive, hard to learn, or slow.