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Rationale for the Design of the Ada Programming Language

Rationale for the Design of the Ada Programming Language


Part of The Ada Companion Series

  • Date Published: April 1991
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521392679

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  • 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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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 1991
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521392679
    • length: 406 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.77kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction and preface
    2. Lexical and textual structure
    3. Classical programming
    4. Types
    5. Numeric types
    6. Access types
    7. Derived types
    8. Subprograms
    9. Packages
    10. Separate compilation and libraries
    11. General program structure - visibility and overloading
    12. Generic units
    13. Tasking
    14. Exception handling
    15. Representation classes and machine dependences
    16. Input-output

  • Authors

    J. Ichbiah

    J. Barnes

    R. Firth

    M. Woodger

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