Known as the authority on Ada 83, this text reflects the latest version of the language, Ada 95. Designed for a junior/senior programming course, this text serves as both a tutorial introduction and a complete reference to the Ada language. It offers specific, practical advice on how and why to use each language feature, stressing good programming style supported by hundreds of complete examples.
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The revision of this leading, authoritative text incorporates the changes of the new standard of the Ada language (Ada 95) and continues the book's careful and thorough treatment of Ada features, with extensive program examples and exercises. A comprehensive reference, the book will appeal to college courses in software design and development and to professional programmers. More attention in this edition has been paid to object-oriented programming and program verification.From the Back Cover:
Widely acclaimed as the authoritative textbook on Ada 83, Ada as a Second Language has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest version of the language, Ada 95. encyclopedic in scope, this book covers all of Ada 95, including the predefined packages and the specialized-needs annexes. Each chapter ends with a section addressed to users of Ada-83 compilers. Comparisons with C, C++, COBOL, Fortran, and Pascal avoid misconceptions about Ada and help readers recognize a new notation for a familiar concept. Proceeding from introductory explanantions of fundamental software-engineering and programming concepts to detailed and enlightening discussions of language features, and containing hundreds of complete examples, Ada as a Second Language serves as both a tutorial introduction and a complete reference to the Ada language.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070116075