Ruby inherits characteristics from various languages—Lisp, Smalltalk, C, and Perl, to name a few. Metaprogramming comes from Lisp (and Smalltalk). It’s a bit like magic, which makes something astonishing possible. There are two kinds of magic: white magic, which does good things, and black magic, which can do nasty things. Likewise,...
Programming Languages: Principles and Practices
Kenneth Louden and Kenneth Lambert's new edition of PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 3E gives advanced undergraduate students an overview of programming languages through general principles combined with details about many modern languages. Major languages used in this edition include C, C++, Smalltalk, Java, Ada, ML,...
Test Driven Development: A Practical Guide Foreword by Ron Jeffries
- The relentlessly practical TDD guide: real problems, real solutions, real code
- Includes a start-to-finish project written in Java and using JUnit
- Introduces TDD frameworks for C++, C#/.NET, Python, VB6, and more
- For every developer and project manager interested