Principles of programming languages : design, evaluation, and implementation (Book, 1999) [Portland Community College Library]
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Principles of programming languages : design, evaluation, and implementation

Principles of programming languages : design, evaluation, and implementation

Author: Bruce J MacLennan
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

This text covers both design and implementation issues. It goes beyond basic topics to cover descriptive tools as well as historical precedents so that design issues can be communicated and viewed in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce J MacLennan
ISBN: 0195113063 9780195113068
OCLC Number: 1082495323
Description: xvii, 509 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PREFACE; Concept Directory; I. History, Motivation, and Evaulation; II. Design and Implementation; III. Principles; IV. Implementation; INTRODUCTION; 1. The Beginning: Pseudo-Code Interpreters; 1.1 History and Motivation; 1.2 Design of a Pseudo-Code; 1.3 Implementation; 1.4 Phenomenology of Programming Languages; 2. Emphasis on Efficiency: FORTRAN; 2.1 History and Motivation; 2.2 Design: Structural Organization; 2.3 Design: Control Structures; 2.4 Design: Data Structures; 2.5 Design: Name Structures; 2.6 Design: Syntactic Structures; 2.7 Evaluation and Epilog; 3. Generality and Hierarchy: ALGOL-60; 3.1 History and Motivation; 3.2 Design: Structural Organization; 3.3 Design: Name Structures; 3.4 Design: Data Structures; 3.5 Design: Control Structures; 4. Syntax and Elegance: ALGOL-40; 4.1 Design: Syntactic Structures; 4.2 Descriptive Tools: BNF; 4.3 Design: Elegance; 4.4 Evaluation and Epilog; 5. Return to Simplicity: PASCAL; 5.1 History and Motivation; 5.2 Design: Structural Organization; 5.3 Design: Data Structures; 5.4 Design: Name Structures; 5.5 Design: Control Structures; 5.6 Evaluation and Epilog; 6. Implementation of Block Structured Languages; 6.1 Activation Records and Context; 6.2 Procedure Call and Return; 6.3 Display Method; 6.4 Blocks; 6.5 Summary; 7. Modularity and Data Abstraction: ADA; 7.1 History and Motivation; 7.2 Design: Structural Organization; 7.3 Design; Data Structures and Typing; 7.4 Design: Name Structures; 8. Procedures and Concurrency: ADA; 8.1 Design: Control Structures; 8.2 Design: Syntactic Structures; 8.3 Evaluation and Epilog; 9. List Processing: LISP; 9.1 History and Motivation; 9.2 Design: Structural Organization; 9.3 Design: Data Structures; 10. Functional Processing: LISP; 10.1 Design: Control Structures; 10.2 Design: Name Structures; 10.3 Design: Syntactic Structures; 11. Implementation of Recursive List-Processors: LISP; 11.1 Recursive Interpreters; 11.2 Storage Reclamation; 11.3 Evaluation and Epilog; 12. Object-Oriented Programming: SmallTalk; 12.1 History and Motivation; 12.2 Design: Structural Organization; 12.3 Design: Classes and Subclasses; 12.4 Design: Objects and Message Sending; 12.5 Implementation: Classes and Objects; 12.6 Design: Object-Oriented Extensions; 12.7 Evaluation and Epilog; 13. Logic Programming: Prolog; 13.1 History and Motivation; 13.2 Design: Structural Organization; 13.3 Design: Data Structures; 13.4 Design: Control Structures; 13.5 Evaluation and Epilog; 14. Principles of Language Desing; 14.1 General Remarks; 14.2 Principles; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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