Microsoft Small Basic: An introduction to Programming
by Vijaye Raji
Publisher: Microsoft 2009
Number of pages: 69
Small Basic is a programming language that is designed to make programming extremely easy, approachable and fun for beginners. Small Basic's intention is to bring down the barrier and serve as a stepping stone to the amazing world of computer programming.
Download or read it online for free here:
The F# programming language is part of Microsoft's family of .NET languages. F# is valuable to programmers at any skill level; it combines many of the features of functional and object-oriented programming styles into a uniquely productive language.
by Nick Parlante - Stanford University
This is a 31 page introduction to programming with pointers and memory in C, C++ and other languages. It explains how pointers and memory work and how to use them -- from the basic concepts through all the major programming techniques.
by James A. Saxon - Prentice-Hall
The COBOL system was developed to produce an English-like programming language which can be used on many different types of data processing systems. This manual has been developed to teach the beginner the fundamentals of COBOL programming.
by R. Fourer, D.M. Gay, B.W. Kernighan - Duxbury Press
AMPL is a language for large-scale optimization and mathematical programming problems in production, distribution, blending, scheduling, and many other applications. This book is a complete guide for modelers at all levels of experience.