By Beth Thomsett-Scott

The Librarian’s creation to Programming Languages presents case reports and sensible functions for utilizing the head programming languages in library and knowledge settings. whereas there are books and sites dedicated to educating programming, there are few works that handle a number of programming languages or deal with the categorical explanation why programming is a severe sector of studying for library and knowledge technology professionals.

There are many books on programming languages yet no fresh goods at once written for librarians that span a number of courses. Many practising librarians see programming as whatever for IT humans or past their functions. This publication may also help those librarians to suppose cozy discussing programming with others through delivering an figuring out of whilst the language might actually help, what's had to make it paintings, and appropriate instruments to increase its program. also, the inclusion of useful examples we could readers attempt a small “app” for the language. This will also support readers who are looking to study a language yet are not sure of which language often is the most sensible healthy for them by way of studying curve and alertness.

The languages lined are JavaScript, PERL, personal home page, SQL, Python, Ruby, C, C#, and Java. This booklet is designed to supply a easy operating wisdom of every language offered. Case stories convey the programming language utilized in actual methods, and assets for exploring every one language in additional element also are included.

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