J for C Programmers
by Henry Rich
Publisher: Jsoftware 2008
This book's goal is to explain rudimentary J using language familiar to a C programmer. J is a language of computation: it lets you describe what needs to be done without getting bogged down in details. J expressions deal with large blocks of data.
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The purpose of this book is to teach Lua programming to anyone regardless of previous programming experience. It can be used as an introduction to programming, or as an introduction to Lua, for people who have programmed before but not in Lua.
by Bruce Tate - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Bruce Tate describes the characteristics of alternative languages, likely successors to Java. The book will teach you a few new languages and help you start building new skills, or you can use the introduced techniques to improve your work in Java.
This book aims to provide beginners with an introduction to programming Mac OS X with Cocoa, using Xcode, the free developer tools provided with the operating system. Some knowledge of another programming language, preferably C, is assumed.
BASIC was developed in 1963 at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire as a teaching language. The language taught here, BASIC, is easier to learn than others as its commands are similar to English and has a simple set of rules for entering them.