Rationale for the Design of the Ada Programming Language

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 4, 1991 - Computers - 393 pages
This book presents the rationale behind the design and development of the programming language Ada. The materials incorporating corrections to its original printing by the Ada Joint Program Office (AJPO), will be essential reading for all those currently using the language as well as those considering its adoption.
 

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Contents

Introduction and Preface
1
Classical Programming
17
Types
37
Numeric Types
85
Access Types
109
Derived Types
125
Subprograms
153
Packages
169
General Program Structure Visibility and Overloading
213
Generic Units
235
Tasking
269
Exception Handling
311
Representation Clauses and Machine Dependences
339
InputOutput
363
Bibliography
381
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Separate Compilation and Libraries
191

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