The Icon Programming Language
by Ralph E. Griswold, Madge T. Griswold
Publisher: Peer-to-Peer Communications 1996
Number of pages: 410
Icon is a mature, general-purpose programming language which is available for free on many platforms. It has a rich set of types: integers (of arbitrary size), reals, strings, lists, sets, tables, and records, together with an interesting goal-directed evaluation mechanism. The book is clear and user-friendly. Some prior programming experience necessary.
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