An Experiential Introduction to Principles of Programming Languages
A textbook that uses a hands-on approach to teach principles of programming languages, with Java as the implementation language.
This introductory textbook uses a hands-on approach to teach the principles of programming languages. Using Java as the implementation language, Rajan covers a range of emerging topics, including concurrency, Big Data, and event-driven programming. Students will learn to design, implement, analyze, and understand both domain-specific and general-purpose programming languages.
About the Author
Hridesh Rajan is Kingland Professor and Chair in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. He has held visiting positions at the University of Bristol, Harvard University, and the University of Texas. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and a distinguished member of the ACM.