Understanding Programming Languages
A comprehensive look at the design elements of programming languages. It will enable the developers, managers and architects to compre programming languages using the listed design elements to decide which language is the best suited to the solution being developed. It covers over 75 elements of programming languages. From imperative, functional, concurrent, domain-specific & multi-paradigm languages, type systems, continuations, currying, partial application, lambda expressions, turing completeness, virtual machine comparisons to name just a dozen of over 75 topics covered. Basic knowledge of programming is assumed and familiarity with the most common languages available will help the reader grasp the context of the topic being discussed. Makes a good casual read. And is an essential part of a software professionals vocabulary and engineering practice. The first step to polyglot programmers, improving code quality and a refresher for those working in software engineering.
- Electronic book text
- 07 Sep 2011
- Morrisville, NC, United States