Programming Languages: Theory and Practice
by Robert Harper
Publisher: Carnegie Mellon University 2005
Number of pages: 277
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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Andrew M. Pitts - University of Cambridge
These notes introduce the structural, operational approach to programming language semantics. The course shows how to specify the meaning of some simple programming language constructs and to reason formally about semantic properties of programs.
by Dennie Van Tassel - Gavilan College
This website contains files on the history of computer programming language statements. The files compare programming language statements in several different languages tracing the statement from early languages to present languages.
by Shriram Krishnamurthi - Lulu.com
The textbook for a programming languages course, taken primarily by advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. This book assumes that students have modest mathematical maturity, and are familiar with the existence of the Halting Problem.
by Eric C.R. Hehner - Springer
Understanding programming languages requires knowledge of the underlying theoretical model. This book explores aspects of programming that are amenable to mathematical proof. It describes a simple and comprehensive theory.