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This section contains free e-books and guides on Programming Languages, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

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Ada Programming

Ada puts unique emphasis on, and provides strong support for, good software engineering practices that scale well to very large software systems. This book, Ada Programming is a featured book on Wikibooks because it contains substantial content and it is well-formatted. If you are a beginner you will learn the latest standard , if you are a seasoned Ada user you can see what's new.

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ADA95 Tutorial Part 1

This tutorial teaches the entire Ada 95 dialect of the Ada language. It is composed of 33 chapters which should be studied in order since topics are introduced in a logical order and build upon topics introduced in previous chapters. Topics covered includes: Program Structure, The Integer Type Variable, Logical Compares and precedence, Control Structures, Additional Scalar Types, Derived Types, Subprograms, Blocks and Scope of variables, Arrays, The Character and String Type, Records, The Access Type Variable, Input/Output and Packages

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Machine Organization and Assembly Language

This note covers the following topics: Computer Science and Engineering University of Washington

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Computer Architecture and Assembly Language

This lecture note provides an introduction to the architecture and machine-level operations of modern computers at the logic, component, and system levels. Topics covered include integer, scaled, and floating point binary arithmetic, Boolean algebra and logic gates, control, arithmetic-logic, and pipeline units; addressing modes; cache, primary, and virtual memory; system buses; input-output and interrupts. Simple assembly language for a modern embedded processor is used to explore how common computational tasks are accomplished by a computer.

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Programmed Lessons in QBasic

This note is a gentle introduction to programming using the computer programming language QBasic. Its goal is to show what programming is about using the fundamental features of QBasic.

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Introduction to Programming using QBasic

This is a gentle introduction to programming using the computer programming language QBasic. This introduction is used for a course in computer literacy for students of all majors. Its goal is to show what programming is about using the fundamental features of QBasic.

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Fundamentals of C++ Programming

This note covers the following topics: The Context of Software Development, Writing a C++ Program, Values and Variables, Expressions and Arithmetic, Conditional Execution, Iteration, Conditional and Iterative Statements, Using Functions, Writing Functions, Managing Functions and Data, Sequences, Sorting and Searching, Standard C++ Classes, Custom Objects, Fine Tuning Objects, Building some Useful Classes, Inheritance and Polymorphism, Memory Management, Generic Programming, The Standard Template Library, Associative Containers, Handling Exceptions.

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An Introduction to C++

The aim of the notes is to provide an introduction to the C++ programming language. Topics covered includes: Programming Languages and Object Oriented Programming, Introduction to Operating Systems, Operating Systems, Introduction to Problem Solving, Introduction to C++, Arithmetic and Expressions in C++, Strings and other Data Types, Arrays, Vectors and Valarrays in C++, Control Structures, Pointers, Functions, Classes Ė User Defined Data Types, Operator and Function Overloading, Virtual Functions and Abstract Data Types, Files and i/o Ė streams, Errors and Exception Handling, The Standard Template Library, Mixed Language Programming, Using a class library.

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Lecture Note On Programming In C

This note covers the following topics: C Language Fundamentals, Arrays, Functions and Strings, Pointers, Structures, Unions, File handling, handling functions, monolithic vs. Modular programs, user defined vs. standard functions, formal vs. actual arguments, function, union, dynamic memory allocation, file managements.

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Modern C

This book is organized in chapters called Levels, that summarize levels of familiarity with the C language and programming in general. The starting level, encounter, will introduce you to the very basics of programming with C. By the end of it, even if you donít have much experience in programming, you should be able to understand the structure of simple programs and start writing your own

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The C programming Language by Steve Summit

C is a relatively small language, but one which wears well. Topics covered includes: Basic Data Types and Operators, Statements and Control Flow, Functions and Program Structure, Basic I/O, Operators, Strings.

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C Programming For Mathematical Computing

The objective of this note is to introduce the basic concepts of data structure and some applications using the popular high level programming language C. Topics covered includes: Program Fundamentals, Algorithms and Flow charts and C Constants, variables And data types, Operators and Expressions and managing input / output operations, Decision Making and Branching and looping, Arrays and User defined Functions.

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Introduction to COBOL

This note explains the following topics: Introduction to IBM mainframes, COBOL, Compile and test programs on an IBM mainframe, design, code, and test a structured program, COBOL features for structured coding, arithmetic statements and intrinsic functions.

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Introduction to COBOL Programming Lecture Notes

This note describes the fundamentals of structured programming as well as language structure and capabilities. Students learn about program development using cobol, including program definition, pseudo-code, flowcharting, coding, testing and debugging.

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C++ Programming by Katherine Gibson

This note wil teach you the basics of C++ . Also give you more programming experience and enable you to learn more independently.

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Introduction to C Memory Management and C++ Object Oriented Programming

This note will take you through a tour that will start with writing simple C programs, go deep into the caves of C memory manipulation, resurface with an introduction to using C++ classes, dive deeper into advanced C++ class use and the C++ Standard Template Libraries.

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Introduction to Programming using Fortran 95/2003/2008

This text provides an introduction to programming and problem solving using the Fortran 95/2003/2008 programming language. This introduction is geared for non-computer science majors. The primary focus is on an introduction to problem solving and algorithm development. As such, many details of the Fortran 95/2003/2008 language are omitted.

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Introductory Fortran Programming

This book explains the following topics: Motivation, Fortran 77 and 95, Fortran 77 programming, Fortran 95 programming, Compiling and linking Fortran programs, Manipulate data files (File I/O), File handling in Fortran, Arrays and loops, Subroutines and functions in Fortran, Pointers in Fortran 95.

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LISP Tutorial

Lisp is a family of computer programming languages with a long history and a distinctive, fully parenthesized prefix notation. Topics covered includes: Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP), LISP in a nutshell, LISP data-plane, LISP control-plane, The reachability problem, Evaluation, The Internet is evolving, Separating Identifiers from Locators, LISP, a network-based Loc/ID split solution.

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Introduction to Lisp

This note covers the following topics: What is LISP, LISPís influence on other languages , LISP applications, Common Lisp, Launching Allegro Common Lisp, Defining Lisp Functions , Compiling , Editing Lisp files, Lisp functions , Macros , Operators , Interacting with Allegro Common Lisp,Interacting with Allegro Common Lisp, Debugging , Mapping functions, Destructive versus nondestructive functions.

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Free Online Smalltalk Books

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The INTERCAL Programming Language Revised Reference Manual (Donald R. Woods and James M. Lyon)

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Introduction to Objective Caml Programming Language (Jason Hickey)

This guide is an introduction to ML programming, specifically for the Objective Caml (OCaml) programming language from INRIA. Topics covered includes: Simple Expressions, Variables and Functions, Basic Pattern Matching, Tuples, Lists, and Polymorphism, Unions, Exceptions, Records, Arrays, and Side-Effects, Input and Output, Files, Compilation Units, and Programs, The OCaml Module System, The OCaml Object System.

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Introduction to Objective Caml

This book presents a practical introduction and guide to the language, with topics ranging from how to write a program to the concepts and conventions that affect how affect how programs are developed in OCaml. The text can be divided into three main parts such as Core language, The module system , Objects and class. Topics covered includes: Simple Expressions, Variables and Functions, Basic Pattern Matching, Tuples, Lists, and Polymorphism, Unions, Reference cells and side-effects Records, Arrays, and String, Exceptions, Input and Output, Files, Compilation Units, and Programs, The OCaml Module System, Functors , Classes and inheritance, Multiple inheritance, Polymorphic Classes.

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Perl 5 Internals

The aim of this note is to give you not just an understanding of the workings of the perl interpreter, but also the means to investigate more about it, to analyze and solve bugs in the Perl core, and to take part in the Perl development process.

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Beginning Perl Free Book by Simon Cozens

Perl is an immensely popular scripting language that combines the best features of C, key UNIX utilities and a powerful use of regular expressions. This book promotes the use of Perl as a programming language, encouraging the creation of legible and sensible programs so as to dispel the image of Perl as a confusing and obscure language.

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Programming Languages Lecture Notes

This note presents major features of programming languages, with primary emphasis on the role of particular language features in writing good software; programming language design alternatives; various programming paradigms embodied in languages, such as procedural, data-flow, functional and object-oriented languages.

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Introduction to Programming Lectures Notes

Objective of this note is to teach the fundamental principles of programming, making use of the typical aspects of the object-oriented, functional, and imperative programming paradigms. Such basic principles are presented by referring to the Java programming language.

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Prolog implementation of a graphic tool for generation of Ada language specifications

The purpose of this note is to evaluate the suitability of Prolog in the implementation of a graphic tool for design and specification of Ada programs.

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Guide to Prolog Programming

This note provides an introduction to logic programming and PROLOG for beginners but also cover some advanced topics.

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Introduction to Python Programming Course Notes

This note covers the following topics: Basic Principles of Python, String Data, String Operations, Numeric Data, Types of Numeric Data, Conversion of Scalar Types, Lists, Tuples and Dictionaries, Input and Output, Programming, Functions, Using Modules, Writing Modules and Exceptions.

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Introduction to Computer Science and Programming in Python

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming in Python is intended for students with little or no programming experience. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems and to help students, regardless of their major, feel justifiably confident of their ability to write small programs that allow them to accomplish useful goals.

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Ruby Programming

Ruby is an object-oriented scripting language developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto. Topics covered includes: Installing Ruby, Ruby editors, Notation conventions, Interactive Ruby, Data types, Writing methods, Classes and objects, Exceptions, Syntax - Lexicology, Variables and Constants, Control Structures, Classes, Built-In Functions, Predefined Variables, Predefined Classes, Objects , Array, Class, Comparable, Encoding, Enumerable.

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Ruby on Rails Tutorial

This book is the only Rails book that does test-driven development the entire time, an approach highly recommended by the experts but which has never been so clearly demonstrated before. Finally, by including Git, GitHub, and Heroku in the demo examples, the author really gives you a feel for what itís like to do a real-world project. The tutorialís code examples are not in isolation.

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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

This text is an introduction to the Scheme programming language. It is intended as a quick-start guide, something a novice can use to get a non-trivial working knowledge of the language, before moving on to more comprehensive and in-depth texts.

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Revised Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme

This book gives a defining description of the programming language Scheme. It provides fundamental ideas of the language and describe the notational conventions used for describing the language and for writing programs in the language.

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Tcl Programming

Tcl is a scripting language created by John Ousterhout. It can be used interactively, or by running scripts (programs) which can use a package system for structuring, hence allowing to do much with little code. This book discusses the GUI toolkit Tk in considerable extent, even though it's not in the title. For most users, Tcl/Tk form a single conceptual entity.

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Scripting with Perl and Tcl

The purpose of this document is to show how the introductory programming examples from the book Python Scripting for Computational Science can be implemented in Perl and Tcl. Topics covered includes: Introduction to Tcl/Tk, A Scientific Hello World Script, Automating Simulation and Visualization, Frequently Encountered Tasks, GUI Programming with Tcl/Tk.

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This note covers the following topics: The Uml within a development process, Object Orientation, An Overview Of The Uml , The Inception Phase, The Elaboration Phase, Use Case Modelling, Conceptual Modelling, Ranking Use Cases, The Construction Phase, Analysis and Design, Design Class Diagrams, Responsibility Assignment Patterns, Inheritance, Transition To Code.

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UML Introduction

This note explains the following topics: UML Use Case Modeling , UML Activity Diagrams, Class Architecture Modeling, Class Diagram, Behavioral Modeling: Sequence Diagrams,UML Components and Deployment Diagrams.

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XML by Philip Wadler

This note explains the following topics: XML by Essence of XML, XML Schema, XQuery and XPath, MSL: A model for W3C XML Schema, A semistructured monad for semistructured dat, An Algebra for XML Query, XML Query Languages, A formal semantics of patterns in XSLT.

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The metalanguage XML Lecture notes

Computers handle data in many ways and formats, e.g., text, images, audio, and video. When exchanging data, there is often a need for a standardised format that many applications can read and write. One such standard is the Extensible Markup Language (XML) developed by the World Wide Web Consortium. Topics covered includes: Document instances, DTD syntax, Document modelling , XML processing, SAX, DOM, Document formatting, Other related standards, Synthesis, Example of SAX Applications.

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MATLAB Programming for Numerical Computation

This note introduces students to MATLAB programming, and demonstrate itís use for scientific computations. The basis of computational techniques are expounded through various coding examples and problems, and practical ways to use MATLAB will be discussed. Topics covered includes: Introduction to MATLAB Programming, Approximations and Errors, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Linear Equations, Nonlinear Equations, Regression and Interpolation, Ordinary Differential Equations.

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Introduction to Matlab

This text includes all material that you need to know, however, many things are treated briefly. Topics covered includes: Basic syntax and variables, Mathematics with vectors and matrices, Visualization, Control flow, Numerical analysis, Script and function m-files, Cell arrays and structures, Optimizing the performance of Matlab code, File input/output operations, Writing and debugging Matlab programs.

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Functional Programming with ML

This note covers the following topics: Backusí FP Systems, Mathematical Functions and First Steps in ML, Basic Datatypes and Lists in ML, Evaluation of Expressions and Recursive Functions, Local Declarations and Modules, Polymorphic Type Checking, Datatype Exception and Recursive Datatypes, Reasoning about Functional Programs, Domain Theory and Fixpoint Semantics, Imperative Programming.

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Introduction to Standard ML

These notes are an introduction to the Standard ML programming language. Topics covered includes: Interacting with ML, Polymorphism and Overloading, Exceptions, Basic expressions, values, and types, Identfiers, bindings, and declarations, Modules System, Input and Output.

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Pointers Notes

This note covers the following topics: Pointers, Sizes of basic data types, Address Operations, Pointer Arithmetic, Arrays and Pointers, Schematic Diagram of num elts, Passing Pointers to Functions

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Pointer by wikipedia

In computer science, a pointer is a programming language object, whose value refers to another value stored elsewhere in the computer memory using its memory address. Topics covered includes: Memory-mapped hardware, Typed pointers and casting, Making pointers safer, Null pointer, Autorelative pointer, Based pointer, Multiple indirection, Function pointer, Dangling pointer, Back pointer, Pointer declaration syntax, Wild branch, Simulation using an array index.

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