Programming Language Pragmatics, Second Edition

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9780126339512: Programming Language Pragmatics, Second Edition

Thoroughly updated to reflect the most current developments in language design and implementation, the second edition

*Addresses key developments in programming language design:

+ Finalized C99 standard
+ Java 5
+ C# 2.0
+ Java concurrency package (JSR 166) and comparable mechanisms in C#
+ Java and C# generics

*Introduces and discusses scripting languages throughout the book and in an entire new chapter that covers:

+ Application domains: shell languages, text processing and report generation, mathematics and statistics, "glue” languages and general purpose scripting, extension languages, scripting the World Wide Web

+ Design concepts: names and scopes, string and pattern manipulation, high level data types, object orientation

+ Major languages: Perl, PHP, Tcl/Tk, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, XLST

*Updates many sections and topics:

+ iterators
+ exceptions
+ polymorphism
+ templates/generics
+ scope rules and declaration ordering
+ separate compilation
+ garbage collection
+ threads and synchronization

New pedagogical features

Design & Implementation boxes

+ Highlight the interplay between language design and language implementation

Test Your Understanding review questions

+ Help students assess their understanding of key points of a section

In More Depth CD supplements

+ Present more advanced or peripheral material for students who would like to extend their knowledge

Explorations

+ Provide students with additional exercises that are open-ended, research-type activities

New reference features

+ Over 900 numbered and titled examples help the student to quickly cross-reference and access content for initial study and later review.

+ Indices (in the printed text) for both the Design and Implementation boxes and the numbered examples.

+ CD search engine for both the printed text and the supplemental sections.

+ Live links on the CD to Web-based language tutorials, reference manuals, and compilers and interpreters.


On the CD

+ In More Depth sections and sub-sections that are introduced in the book and presented on the CD
+ In More Depth Exercises and Explorations for students wanting additional challenges
+ Links to Web-based language reference manuals and tutorials
+ Links to Web-based compilers and interpreters
+ Text files containing the code fragments featured as examples in the book
+ Search engine to search both the main text and the CD-only content

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Instructor support

+ Password-protected site for adopters who request the password from a sales representative
+ Solutions to most exercises
+ Figures from the book in several formats
+ Lecture slides prepared by other instructors

New Coverage:
* Addresses the most recent developments in programming language design, including C99, C#, and Java 5.
* Introduces and discusses scripting languages throughout the book as well as in an entire new chapter.
* Includes a comprehensive chapter on concurrency, with coverage of the new Java concurrency package (JSR 166) and the comparable mechanisms in C#.
* Updates many sections and topics, including iterators, exceptions, polymorphism, templates/generics, scope rules and declaration ordering, separate compilation, garbage collection, and threads and synchronization.

New Pedagogical Features:
* Highlights the interaction and tradeoffs inherent in language design and language implementation decisions with over 100 "Design and Implementation" call-out boxes.
* Adds end-of-chapter "Exploration" exercises-open-ended, research-type activities.
* Provides review questions after sections for quick self-assessment.
* Includes over 800 numbered examples to help the reader quickly cross-reference and access content.

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Product Description:

The innovative approach of the first edition of Programming Language Pragmatics provided students with an integrated view of programming language design and implementation, while offering a solid teaching text on timely language topics in a rigorous yet accessible style.

The new edition carries on these distinctive features as well as the signature tradition of illustrating the most recent developments in programming language design with a variety of modern programming languages.

  • Addresses the most recent developments in programming language design, including C99, C#, and Java 5
  • Introduces and discusses scripting languages throughout the book as well as in an entire new chapter
  • Includes a comprehensive chapter on concurrency, with coverage of the new Java concurrency package (JSR 166) and the comparable mechanisms in C#
  • Updates many sections and topics, including iterators, exceptions, polymorphism, templates/generics, scope rules and declaration ordering, separate compilation, garbage collection, and threads and synchronization
  • Highlights the interaction and tradeoffs inherent in language design and language implementation decisions with over 100 "Design and Implementation" call-out boxes
  • Adds end-of-chapter "Exploration" exercises?open-ended, research-type activities
  • Provides review questions after sections for quick self-assessment
  • Includes over 800 numbered examples to help the reader quickly cross-reference and access content

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The most comprehensive and accessible Programming Language text

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