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CSLI Lecture Notes #27: Literate Programming

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This anthology of essays from Donald Knuth, "the father of computer science," and the inventor of literate programming includes early essays on related topics such as structured programming, as well as The Computer Journal article that launched literate programming itself. Many examples are given, including excerpts from the programs for TeX and METAFONT. The final essay is an example of CWEB, a system for literate programming in C and related languages.

This volume is first in a series of Knuth's collected works.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-358) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Computer Programming as an Art

2. Structured Programming with go to Statements

3. A Structured Program to Generate All Topological Sorting Arrangements

4. Literate Programming

5. Programming Pearls: Sampling

6. Programming Pearls, Continued: Common Words

7. How to Read a WEB

8. Excerpts from the Programs for TeX and METAFONT

9. Mathematical Writing

10. The Errors of TeX

11. The Error Log of TeX
12. An Example of CWEB

Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780937073810
Author:
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Knuth, Donald E.
Location:
Stanford, Calif. :
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
Computer programming
Subject:
Programming / Object Oriented
Subject:
Software Engineering-Object Oriented Programming
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes
Series Volume:
vol. 1no. 27
Publication Date:
19920331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Object Oriented Programming
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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