The study of programming languages
For one-semester, senior/graduate-level courses in Programming Languages.
Rigorous, thorough, and foundational, this text reveals the character of programming languages as a field of study and explores some of the interesting, important, and conceptually more challenging topics that are often ignored by other texts on the subject.
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Review: The Study of Programming LanguagesUser Review - Nick Black - Goodreads
I read this several times during a rather unfortunate week in a mental institution, breathing deeply for the first time that ineffable air of the λ-calculus. A gentle introduction to PLC, with the ... Read full review
History of programming languages
Syntax and grammars
Location reference and expressions
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