by Dale Stanbrough
Number of pages: 164
The book covers the history of Ada, sample programs, lexical conventions, basics types of Ada, control structures, arrays, records, subprograms, packages, generics, exceptions, files, access types, object oriented features of Ada, concurrency support, language interfaces, idioms, designing Ada programs.
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This guide helps computer professionals produce better Ada programs by identifying a set of stylistic guidelines that will impact the quality of their Ada programs. The guidelines also provide usage examples, in addition to possible exceptions.
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.
by John English - Prentice Hall
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.
by Richard Riehle - AdaWorks
An introduction for experienced programmers new to Ada. The text highlights some key features of the language, with coded examples. It emphasizes syntax, control structures, subprogram rules, and how-to coding issues rather than design issues.