Zen Style Programming
by Nils M Holm
Publisher: Lulu Press 2008
Number of pages: 336
The first part of this book introduces the concept of functional programming, describes a language that fulfills all the requirements, and shows how to solve simple problems in it. The second part of the book shows how to apply the techniques of the first part to some problems of varying complexity. The third part, finally, shows how to implement the abstraction layer that is necessary for solving problems in an abstract way on a concrete computer.
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by John C. Reynolds - Prentice Hall
Read this book if you need a much deeper understanding of programming: the need to carefully structure a program to avoid being overwhelmed by its complexity, or the need to insure reliability beyond what can he achieved by debugging.
by Robert M. Keller - Harvey Mudd College
This book is intended for a second course in computer science, one emphasizing principles wherever it seems possible. It is not limited to programming, it attempts to use various programming models to explicate principles of computational systems.
by Peter Van Roy, Seif Haridi - The MIT Press
Covered topics: concurrency, state, distributed programming, constraint programming, formal semantics, declarative concurrency, message-passing concurrency, forms of data abstraction, building GUIs, transparency approach to distributed programming.
by Karl Seguin - codingintro.com
This book will teach you the fundamentals of programming and act as a foundation for whatever your programming goals may be. Rather than ignore complexities, we will face them head-on, in small steps, and unshroud the mysteries of computer language.