Concepts of Programming Languages

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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KEY MESSAGE: Now in the Eighth Edition, Concepts of Programming Languages continues to be the market leader, introducing readers to the main constructs of contemporary programming languages and providing the tools necessary to critically evaluate existing and future programming languages. By presenting design issues for various language constructs, examining the design choices for these constructs in some of the most common languages, and critically comparing the design alternatives, this book gives readers a solid foundation for understanding the fundamental concepts of programming languages. Preliminaries; Evolution of the Major Programming Languages; Describing Syntax and Semantics; Lexical and Syntax Analysis; Names, Binding, Type Checking, and Scopes; Data Types; Expressions and Assignment Statements; Statement-Level Control Structure; Subprograms; Implementing Subprograms; Abstract Data Types; Support for Object-Oriented Programming; Concurrency; Exception Handling and Event Handling; Functional Programming Languages; Logic Programming Languages. For all readers interested in the main constructs of contemporary programming languages.

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