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Pearson eText for Concepts of Programming Languages -- Access Code Card, 12th edition

  • Robert W. Sebesta

Published by Pearson (May 22nd 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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Pearson eText for Concepts of Programming Languages -- Instant Access

ISBN-13: 9780135102268

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Evaluates the fundamentals of contemporary computer programming languages

Concepts of Computer Programming Languages, 12th Edition introduces students to the fundamental concepts of computer programming languages and provides them with the tools necessary to evaluate contemporary and future languages. Through a critical analysis of design issues, the text teaches students the essential differences between computing with specific languages, while the in-depth discussion of programming language structures also prepares them to study compiler design. The 12th Edition includes new material on contemporary languages like Swift and Python, replacing discussions of outdated languages.


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Table of contents

1. Preliminaries

2. Evolution of the Major Programming Languages

3. Describing Syntax and Semantics

4. Lexical and Syntax Analysis

5. Names, Bindings, and Scopes

6. Data Types

7. Expressions and Assignment Statements

8. Statement-Level Control Structures

9. Subprograms

10. Implementing Subprograms

11. Abstract Data Types and Encapsulation Constructs

12. Support for Object-Oriented Programming

13. Concurrency

14. Exception Handling and Event Handling

15. Functional Programming Languages

16. Logic Programming Languages

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