Ada 95 Rationale - The Language - The Standard Libraries
by Laurent Guerby
This document describes the rationale for Ada 95, the revised International Standard. The first part is an Introduction to Ada 95; it presents a general discussion of the scope and objectives of Ada 95 and its major technical features. The second part contains a more detailed chapter by chapter account of the Core language. The third part covers the various Annexes which address the predefined environment and the needs of specialized application areas.
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by Do-While Jones
This book does not teach the Ada programming language, you should be familiar with Ada syntax and semantics. The author shares the experiences he has had using Ada in engineering applications. This text will help you avoid some common pitfalls.
by Richard Riehle - AdaWorks
An introduction for experienced programmers new to Ada. The text highlights some key features of the language, with coded examples. It emphasizes syntax, control structures, subprogram rules, and how-to coding issues rather than design issues.
by John Barnes
Ada is a language of special value in the development of large programs which must work reliably. This document introduces Ada 95, which increases the flexibility of Ada making it applicable to wider domains but retains the inherent reliability.
This guide helps computer professionals produce better Ada programs by identifying a set of stylistic guidelines that will impact the quality of their Ada programs. The guidelines also provide usage examples, in addition to possible exceptions.