9780937073803

LITERATE PROGRAMMING

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  • ISBN13:

    9780937073803

  • ISBN10:

    0937073806

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-06-01
  • Publisher: Stanford Univ Center for the Study
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Summary

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 asThe Computer Journalarticle 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.

Table of Contents

Computer programming as an art
Structured programming with go to statements
A structured program to generate all topological sorting arrangements
Literate programming
Programming pearls: sampling
Programming pearls, continued: common words
How to read a WEB
Excerpts from the programs for TEX and METAFONT
Mathematical writing
The errors of TEX
The error log of TEX
An example of CWEB
Further reading
Index
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