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Concepts of Programming Languages

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Concepts of Programming Languages is ideal for undergraduate students in Computer Science and Computer Programming courses. It is an ideal reference encapsulating the history and future of programming languages.

Now in its Ninth Edition, Concepts of Programming Languages introduces students to the main constructs of contemporary programming languages and provides the to

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Hardcover, 9th edition, 696 pages
Published April 2nd 2009 by Addison-Wesley (first published October 1st 1988)
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Andrew Klem
This book contained a lot of information, but it was about as dry as a book can be, and the outside didn't give a clear idea of what the inside was going to cover. "Concepts of Programming Languages" is an absurdly poor title. Can you imagine picking up a book called "Concepts of Math"? What would even be in that? Or "Concepts of Poodles"? There's a reason you haven't seen that last one on the shelves. A title like that is nearly meaningless.

I was extremely interested in the topics covered by th
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Nick Black
I TA'd CS3411 with this book, and it impressed me at the time. Lots of good tidbits. The chapter on denotational semantics is utterly stillborn -- I remember it so incomplete and confusing even after eight years that I mustn't allow more than three dankstars.
Alftheo Potgieter
I love reading stuff like this, it's filled with anecdotes about obscure computer language facts and events, and has interviews with language designers
Nima Omidan
Sebesta has got an ease pen on this book.introducing new languages come after the complete history of age of languages.
Fatima  Habeeb
Read it for studying purposes.
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The interviews were interesting.
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