This book is the complete specification and reference of the Dylan programming language. The book will be of interest to users of Dylan, as well as to those who have a general interest in object-oriented programming and modern programming languages. It is not, however, a tutorial. Beginning programmers who want to learn Dylan may wish to begin with another book before moving on to this volume.
The book is divided into three parts: chapters 1 through 10 describe the overall structure and semantics of the language; chapters 11 through 14 provide a reference describing every class, function, and syntactic construct in the language; appendices contain the BNF for Dylan’s syntax, a listing of names used by the Dylan language, and a glossary of terms.
Table of Contents
- Program Structure
- Program Control
- Types and Classes
- The Built-In Classes
- The Built-In Functions
- Other Built-In Objects
- The Built-In Macros and Special Definitions
- Exported Names
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Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Number of pages: 469
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