Prolog Programming and Applications by W. D Burnham

By W. D Burnham

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"The fresh advertisement and academic luck of Prolog has come as no shock to those that have labored for a few years with the language. it really is like no different desktop language since it permits the programmer to explain a proble to the pc procedure in an immediate, logical and declarative demeanour. the obvious simplicity of the syntax conceals a very good energy and flexibility which permits the illustration of information, the processing of traditional language, swift prototyping of functions and entirely versatile information constructions. In no different language do the layout of a procedure and its programming mix so closely."

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Debugging Applications for Microsoft.NET and Microsoft by John Robbins

By John Robbins

Within the predecessor quantity of Debugging functions for Microsoft .NET and Microsoft home windows, which handled visible simple 6, John Robbins broke new flooring through codifying the suggestions and techniques desirous about debugging Microsoft home windows functions. during this enormously revised and lots more and plenty longer model (in holding with Microsoft's titanic shift to the .NET architecture), Robbins achieves nice development in creating a right expert self-discipline out of debugging - and in displaying the right way to layout software program to maintain insects from showing within the first place.The maximum worth of Robbins' paintings is in his remedy of insects' origins in fallacious software program layout and their later manifestation in defective coding perform. He explains in nice element, for instance, the right way to use assertions (in live performance with mistakes dealing with) to maintain undesirable info from moving into software program modules and inflicting hassle. This insurance is why your improvement group may still learn this ebook prior to getting too a ways down the improvement path.If you are already performed together with your software program method and simply cannot make it paintings correct (and, clearly, the closing date of loss of life is looming), this e-book deals desire to boot. are looking to write a style that you simply invoke manually merely while this system is at a breakpoint within the debugger? This ebook indicates how. desire plenty of info on how one can upload assembly-language code on your visible C++ .NET software program? you will discover them right here. there is a lot of data approximately how debuggers do their paintings normally, too. to place it concisely, this publication incorporates a career's worthy of knowledge on how you can maintain insects to a minimal and music them down after they happen.

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GDB Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly)) by Arnold Robbins

By Arnold Robbins

Many Linux and Unix builders are conversant in the GNU debugger (GBD), the beneficial open resource device for checking out, solving, and retesting software program. and because GDB may be ported to home windows, Microsoft builders and others who use this platform may also benefit from this impressive unfastened software program with the intention to see precisely what is going on inside a application as it truly is executing. This new pocket consultant supplies a handy speedy reference for utilizing the debugger with a number of varied programming languages, together with C, C++, Java, Fortran and Assembly.The GNU debugger is the main great tool through the trying out part of the software program improvement cycle since it is helping you trap insects within the act. you'll discover what a software used to be doing in the intervening time it crashed, after which without problems pinpoint and proper challenge code. With the GDB Pocket Reference available, the method is quickly and painless. The e-book covers the necessities of utilizing GBD is a checking out setting, together with the right way to specify a aim for debugging and the way to make a application cease on exact conditions.This convenient advisor additionally presents information on utilizing the debugger to envision the stack, resource documents and information to discover the reason for software failure-and then explains how one can use GBD to make quickly adjustments to this system for extra trying out and debugging.The skill to identify a malicious program in actual time with GDB can prevent hours of frustration, and having a brief solution to confer with GBD's crucial capabilities is vital to creating the method paintings. when you get hold of the GDB Pocket Reference, you are going to by no means permit go!

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Denotational Semantics

Denotational semantics is a strategy for giving mathematical aspiring to programming languages and platforms. It used to be built by way of Christopher Strachey's Programming ResearchGroup at Oxford collage within the Nineteen Sixties. the tactic combines mathematical rigor, as a result of the paintings of Dana Scott, with notational attractiveness, as a result of Strachey. initially used as an research instrument, denotational semantics has grown in use as a device for language layout and implementation.This ebook used to be written to make denotational semantics available to a much broader viewers andto replace current texts within the sector. i've got awarded the subject from an engineering point of view, emphasizing the descriptional and implementational elements. The correct arithmetic can also be incorporated, for it supplies rigor and validity to the tactic and offers a starting place for additional research.The publication is meant as an instructional for computing execs and as a textual content for college classes on the higher undergraduate or starting graduate point. The reader might be accustomed to discrete buildings and a number of normal function programming languages.Experience with an applicative-style language equivalent to LISP, ML, or Scheme is usually useful.

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XML Step by Step, Second Edition (Step By Step (Microsoft)) by Michael J. Young

By Michael J. Young

Construction at the renowned first version, this hands-on studying identify demonstrates step-by-step tips to create potent XML files and show them on the net. It additionally reports the newest W3C criteria, indicates easy methods to technique XML in Microsoft net Explorer 6.0 and Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML) 4.0, and expands assurance of namespaces, cascading variety sheets (CSS), and different applied sciences.

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Delphi XE2 Foundations - Part 1 by Chris Rolliston

By Chris Rolliston

Half 1 of a complete advisor to the language and middle non-visual libraries of Embarcadero Delphi XE2; during this half, simple language syntax and OOP performance are coated. Adopting an built-in method, the e-book covers either more recent and older beneficial properties along each other. whereas it will not train you the way to software, it assumes little Delphi wisdom particularly.

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