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Programming in Ada 95 (With CD) [Paperback]

John Barnes
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6 Mar 1998 0201342936 978-0201342932 2
Written by a key member of the original Ada design team 'Programming in Ada 95' and its predecessor, 'Programming in Ada' have long been established as the definitive texts on Ada. Now John Barnes has revised and updated this classic book to enhance its value to both Ada newcomers and veteran Ada programmers alike.

Ada 95 is the first fully object oriented language to become an ISO standard, its power and flexibility make it suited to a wide range of complex applications, from process control and industrial design to telecommunications and diagnostic analysis.This book provides complete tutorial coverage of all the core features of the language, illustrated throughout with extensive examples.


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  • Paperback: 702 pages
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley; 2 edition (6 Mar 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0201342936
  • ISBN-13: 978-0201342932
  • Product Dimensions: 3.8 x 17.2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 790,083 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Programming in Ada 95: Second Edition

John Barnes

Written by a key member of the original Ada design team 'Programming in Ada 95' and its predecessor, 'Programming in

Ada' have long been established as the definitive texts on Ada. Now John Barnes has revised and updated this classic book

to enhance its value to both Ada newcomers and veteran Ada programmers alike.

Ada 95 is the first fully object oriented language to become an ISO standard, its power and flexibility make it suited to a wide range of complex applications,

from process control and industrial design to telecommunications and diagnostic analysis.This book provides complete tutorial coverage of all the core features

of the language, illustrated throughout with extensive examples.

Key Features

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Six new examples of complete programs included as distinct chapters, with commentary

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CD featuring special edition of ObjectAda compiler, including online Ada Reference Manual

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More on overall program structure, child units and object oriented programming

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Further detail on the predefined library

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New edition also features a broader overview in the introductory chapters and further discussions of advanced topics such as storage pools and an

extended index. Programming in Ada 95: Second Edition

John Barnes

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Part I: An Overview

1 Introduction

2 Simple Concepts

3 Abstractions

4 Programs and Libraries

Part II: Algorothmic Aspects

5 Scalar Types

6 Control Structures

7 Arrays and Records

8 Subprograms

9 Access Types

Part III: The Big Pictures

10 Packages and Private Types

11 Overall Structure

12 Object-Oriented Programming

13 Exceptions

14 Numeric Types

15 Parameterized Types

16 Generics

17 Tasking

18 Object-Oriented Techniques

Part IV: Completing the Story

19 Predefined Library

20 Interfacing

21 The Specialized Annexes

22 Appendices

A1 Reserved Words, Attributes and Pragmas

A2 Glossary

A3 Syntax

Answers to Exercises

Bibliography About the Author

John Barnes

John Barnes has been involved in all stages of Ada's development, as one of the original design team for Ada 83 and an active participant in the revision

process. He is President of Ada-Europe and Chairman of Ada UK and has given many tutorials world-wide on Ada design and use.

Other Titles by John Barnes High Integrity Ada: The Spark Approach (1997) 0-201-78010-0 Programming in Ada 95 (1996) 0-201-87700-7 Programming in Ada: Plus An Overview of Ada 9x, Fourth Edition (1994) 0-201-62407-9


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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A decent explanation of Ada 19 Jan 2003
Format:Paperback
This is the best Ada guide I've ever read, and as I work with Ada I've read a few. The book focuses on the core concepts within the Ada language: it gives the strong "typing" and easy parallel tasking of the language far more coverage than the ability to print "Hello World!" on the screen. The book does assume you have software engineering knowledge: it's not intended as a first introduction to programming, it's a first introduction to Ada but if you've any flare as a softie then this is easy to overcome.
I can only assume that the bad reviews listed here come from people who are missusing the book. If you just want to know how to print some characters on the screen so you can try and blag a job working in Ada then this book isn't for you. If you want to know how to work with Ada properly and gain an understanding of its most powerful features then Programming In Ada95 is the one for you.
All in all, this is THE Ada book
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Ada 95 complete knowledge package! 1 Jun 2002
Format:Paperback
This very readable book, written by one of the world's leading Ada gurus, concentrates on the Ada language syntax and also gives many examples of practical Ada use. It comes with language feature reminder checklists, lists of changes from Ada 83 to Ada 95 and 6 detailed complete programs with explanation. The book also contains exercises with (importantly!) answers. The book also contains the Objectada compiler CD - a complete PC Ada system with neat environment and great debugger. The CD also contains many other Ada examples from other authors and sources.
A complete package for anyone wanting or needing to learn Ada - this book is one of those rare things - a readable reference work! By the way - I am not related to the author...
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellant Ada Bible 16 April 1998
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
This book is an excellant book for Ada95. It covers almost all subjects on powerful capability of Ada95. I don't want to recommand this book for beginners as a tutorial but no one could deeply understand Ada95 without this book. However, readers may not recognize much important idea if they do not concetrate since the book is lack of well-organized summary. That's the only thing that I am disappointed with.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Programming in Ada95 17 April 2011
By JohnW
Format:Paperback
If you are wanting into Ada, as I have for many years' this is the best 'start' by far. The compiler and IDE are excellent and easy enough to install (on XP anyway). Furthermore, the book cover is a work of art - beautiful. However, it is more of a reference manual, than an introduction to programming in Ada. For that I strongly recommend 'Ada as a Second Language' by Cohen. The listings, in that book, are excellent and the explanations succint - no waffle. With these two books, you cannot fail to get into Ada programming. Remember that the road into competence in any language, as in any music, is lots of practice. That's what I did with Fortran and Cobol when I started in the 1960s. Best wishes JW Bruce
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