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Turbo Pascal

Author: Elliot B Koffman
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

In their revision of this book, the authors make the connection between problem-solving skills and effective software development using their five-step problem-solving process. This edition also  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koffman, Elliot B.
Turbo Pascal.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot B Koffman
ISBN: 0201512394 9780201512397
OCLC Number: 30664282
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 832 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Overview of Computers and Programming. Electronic Computers Then and Now. Introduction to Computer Hardware. Problem Solving and Programming. Overview of Programming Language. Processing High-Level Language Program. Using the Turbo Pascal Integrated Environment. Chapter Review. Interview: David A. Patterson. 2. Problem Solving and Pascal. The Software Development Method. Applying the Software Development Method. Case Study: Converting Units of Measurement. Overview of Pascal, Reserved Words, <38> Identifiers. Data Types and Declarations. Executable Statements. General Form of a Pascal Program. Arithmetic Expressions. Case Study: Evaluating Coins. Formatting <38> Viewing Program Output. Debugging and Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Philippe Kahn. 3. Functions, Procedures, and Graphics. Building Programs from Existing Information. Case Study: Finding the Area and Circumference of a Circle. Case Study: Finding the Most Pizza for Your Money. Functions. Top-Down Design and Structure Charts. Case Study: Drawing Simple Diagrams. Procedures. Procedures as Program Building Blocks. Introduction to Computer Graphics (Optional). Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: James Foley. 4. Selection Structures: if And case Statements. Control Structures. Boolean Expressions. The if Statement. Syntax Diagrams. if Statements with Compound Statements. Decision Steps in Algorithms. Case Study: Payroll Problem. Case Study: Computing Insurance Dividends. Hand-Tracing an Algorithm. Nested if Statements <38> Multiple-Alternative Decisions. The case Statement. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Ellen Isaacs. 5. Repetition: while, for and, repeat Statements. The while Statement. Using Loops to Accumulate a Sum. Event-Controlled Loops. Loop Design. The for Statement. The repeat Statement. Nested Loops. Debugging <38> Testing Programs. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Marie des Jardins. 6. Modular Programming. Introduction to Parameter Lists. Returning Information from Procedures. Syntax Rules for Parameter Lists. Scope of Identifiers. Functions: Modules that Return a Single Result. Stepwise Design with Functions <38> Procedures. Case Study: Sum-and -Average Problem. Debugging <38> Testing a Program System. Recursive Functions (Optional). Graphics Animation (Optional). Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 7. Simple Data Types. Numeric Data Types: Real and Integer. Boolean Data Type. The Character Data Type. Ordinal Functions and Character Functions. Subrange Types. Type Compatibility <38> Assignment Compatibility. Enumerated Types. Iterative Approximations (Optional). Case Study: Approximating the Value of e. Using the Debugger Evaluate <38> Modify Dialog Box. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Judith Schlesinger. 8. Text Files. Text Files, Data Files, and Output Files. Procedures <38> Functions for Text Files. Using Text Files. Case Study: Preparing a Payroll File. Debugging with Files. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Donna August. 9. Software Engineering and Units. Programming in the Large. Introduction to Units. Predefined Units <38> User Interfaces. Writing New Units. Units <38> Abstract Data Types. Debugging with Units. Testing Large Programs. Formal Methods of Program Verification. Ethics <38> Responsibilities. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Robert Sedgwick. 10. Arrays. The Array Data Structure. Sequential Access to Array Elements. Arrays as Parameters <38> Operands. Case Study: Home Budget Problem. Subarray Processing. Searching <38> Sorting an Array. Analysis of Algorithms: Big-O Notation (optional). Arrays with Type Char Elements <38> Subscripts. Case Study: Cryptogram Generator Problem. Debugging Programs with Arrays. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 11. Multi-Dimensional Arrays. Two-dimensional Arrays: Arrays of Arrays. Processing Two-Dimensional Arrays. Case Study: Analysis of Sales Data. Three-Dimensional Arrays. Debugging Multi Dimensional Arrays. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Patrick H. Winston. 12. Records. The Record Data Type. Records as Operands <38> Parameters. The with Statement. Arrays of Records. Hierarchical Records. Variant Records (Optional). Debugging Records. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. Interview: Adele Goldberg. 13. Recursion. Recursive Modules. Parameter <38> Local Variable Stacks. Recursive Mathematical Functions. Recursive Modules with Array Parameters. Case Study: Summing the Values in an Array. Binary Search. Case Study: Recursive Binary Search. Problem Solving with Recursion. Case Study: Towers of Hanoi Problem. Debugging Recursive Algorithms. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 14. Sets and Strings. Set Data Type. Set Operators. Variable-Length Strings. String Processing Illustrated. Case Study: Text Editor. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 15. External Data Structures: Files. Text File ADT <38> Binary File ADT. Creating <38> Using Binary Files. File Merge. Case Study: Merging Two Files. Direct-Access Files (Optional). Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 16. Pointers and Linked Lists. Pointer Types <38> Pointers. Manipulating the Heap. Linked Lists. Linked List ADT. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review. 17. Dynamic Data Structures. Stacks. Stack Applications. Case Study: Reversing a Data Line. Case Study: Checking for Balanced Parentheses. Queues. Binary Trees. Binary Search Tree ADT. Efficiency of Binary Search Tree. Common Programming Errors. Chapter Review.
Responsibility: Elliot B. Koffman.


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