by Richard Riehle
Publisher: AdaWorks 2003
Number of pages: 113
This book highlights some key features of the Ada language, with coded examples, that are essential for getting started as an Ada programmer. It emphasizes syntax, control structures, subprogram rules, and how-to coding issues rather than design issues. Ada Distilled is for experienced programmers new to Ada. Heavily commented example programs help experienced programmer experiment with Ada. This is not a comprehensive book on the entire Ada language. In particular, it says very little about Ada Finalization, Storage Pool Management, Representation Specifications, Concurrency, and other more advanced topics.
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The text for students and programmers who wish to learn the object-oriented language Ada 95. It covers the basic constructs in the Ada 95, the object-oriented features of the language, and an introduction to the tasking features of Ada.
This text is an Ada programming language tutorial. Ada puts emphasis on good software engineering practices that scale well to very large software systems. This is the first Ada tutorial covering the new Ada 2005 standard.
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A beginner's introduction to Ada 95, it uses an example-driven approach that gradually develops large case-study type programs. The text also covers exception handling, user-defined types, procedures, functions, and packages.
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An introduction to Ada 95, a basic understanding of programming is assumed. Object-oriented facilities of Ada are covered in depth, and all of the essential features of Ada are covered thoroughly. Written for students and professional programmers.