The world of programming languages
This book presents a comprehensive study of the principal features found in major programming languages. The concepts discussed are introduced individually, and are examined in-depth through the use of specially designed pedagogic mini-languages.
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abstraction activation record Algol 68 algorithm argument array assignment statement assignment-statement begin block boolean C. A. R. Hoare call statement Chapter characters Cobol compiler complexity component contains control structures coroutines corresponding D-structures data structures data type declaration DECODE defined definition digit discussed end loop end record enumerated types equivalent error evaluation example exception condition exception handling execution exit expression floating point format Fortran global variables goto statement handler identifier if-statement implementation input and output input statement input-statement integer value invoked LINE.POSITION loop statement machine Mini-language Core Mini-language Procedures Mini-language Structures Mini-language Type Mini-language Typedef Modula-2 null object operand operations output statement output-statement parameter Pascal passing PL/I pointer problem programming language RECEIVE.CODES reference referenced result scope semantics sequence of statements Simula 67 Smalltalk specified stack storage string subprogram subroutine symbol syntax task terminated type module variable-declaration