Programming Languages at a Glance
by Andreas Hohmann
Publisher: Minimal Programming 2003
Number of pages: 324
This book tries to explain a number of programming languages, covering a wide range from currently popular ones such as Java, Perl, Python, and C# to less known languages such as ML, Haskell. When describing the languages, I want to find out what they have in common, and what distinguished them from each over.
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