**Programming Languages: Theory and Practice**

by Robert Harper

**Publisher**: Carnegie Mellon University 2005**Number of pages**: 277

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What follows is a working draft of a planned book that seeks to strike a careful balance between developing the theoretical foundations of programming languages and explaining the pragmatic issues involved in their design and implementation.

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