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 Mark McIlroy - Blue Sky Technology
This book is an introduction to computer programming. It covers the essential information of a Computer Science course. Recommended for beginners and intermediate programmers. Contents: Program Structure; Topics from Computer Science; etc.
by Jon Bentley - Addison-Wesley Professional
The book focuses on choosing the right algorithms and on showing how to solve problems effectively. Each chapter frames a particular programming task (sorting numbers, creating anagrams, counting the words). Code examples are written in C and C++.
by Lawrence C Paulson - University of Cambridge
This text teaches programming and presents some fundamental principles of computer science, especially algorithm design. The programming in this course is based on the language ML and mostly concerns the functional programming style.