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Rationale for the Design of the Ada Programming Language

Details

  • Page extent: 406 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.77 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 005.13/3
  • Dewey version: 20
  • LC Classification: QA76.73.A35 R38 1991
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Ada (Computer program language)

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521392679 | ISBN-10: 0521392675)

DOI: 10.2277/0521392675

  • Published April 1991

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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.

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; Bibliography; Index.

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