Logo

Principles of Programming Languages

Principles of Programming Languages
by


Number of pages: 179

Description:
This book is an introduction to the study of programming languages. The material has evolved from lecture notes used in a programming languages course for juniors, seniors, and graduate students at Johns Hopkins University. The book treats programming language topics from a foundational, but not formal, perspective. It is foundational in that it focuses on core concepts in language design such as functions, records, objects, and types and not directly on applied languages such as C, C++, or Java. The book shows how the particular core concepts are realized in these modern languages, and so the reader should emerge from this book with a stronger sense of how they are structured.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(900KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Proofs and TypesProofs and Types
by - Cambridge University Press
This little book comes from a short graduate course on typed lambda-calculus given at the Universite Paris. It is not intended to be encyclopedic and the selection of topics was really quite haphazard. Some very basic knowledge of logic is needed.
(8745 views)
Book cover: Semantics: Advances in Theories and Mathematical ModelsSemantics: Advances in Theories and Mathematical Models
by - InTech
The book is a blend of a number of great ideas, theories, mathematical models, and practical systems in the domain of Semantics. Topics include: Background; Queries, Predicates, and Semantic Cache; Algorithms and Logic Programming; etc.
(4003 views)
Book cover: Semantics of Programming LanguagesSemantics of Programming Languages
by - University of Cambridge
These notes introduce the structural, operational approach to programming language semantics. The course shows how to specify the meaning of some simple programming language constructs and to reason formally about semantic properties of programs.
(2842 views)
Book cover: Semantics With Applications: A Formal IntroductionSemantics With Applications: A Formal Introduction
by - John Wiley & Sons
The book covers the foundations of structural operational semantics and natural semantics. It shows how to describe the semantics of declarative as well as imperative language constructs and will also touch upon non-sequential constructs.
(6985 views)