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Programming Language Design Concepts

Programming Language Design Concepts
Author: David A. Watt
ISBN 13: 9780470853207
ISBN 10: 470853204
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-05-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 492
List Price: N/A

Explains the concepts underlying programming languages, and demonstrates how these concepts are synthesized in the major paradigms: imperative, OO, concurrent, functional,  logic and with recent scripting languages. It gives greatest prominence to the OO paradigm.

  • Includes numerous examples using C, Java and C++ as exmplar languages
  • Additional case-study languages: Python, Haskell, Prolog and Ada
  • Extensive end-of-chapter exercises with sample solutions on the companion Web site
  • Deepens study by examining the motivation of programming languages not just their features