Synopses & Reviews
The purpose of this manual is to provide a correct, comprehensive, and comprehensible reference for Pascal. Although the official Standard promulgated by the International Standards Organization (ISO) is 'correct' by definition, the precision and terseness required by a formal standard makes it quite difficult to understand. This book is aimed at students and implementors with merely human powers of understanding, and only a modest capacity for fasting and prayer in the search for the syntax or semantics of a domain-type or variant-selector.
A handbook on the PASCAL computer program language includes discussions of statements, simple expressions, parameters, subprograms, and structured types.
"It used to be that to become an expert in Standard PASCAL you needed Jensen and Wirth, the ISO Standard, a few knowledgable friends, and uncommon patience. Now you just need this book." —Stuart Reges, Stanford University