Iverson's _A Programming Language_


It's never too late to familiarize yourself with the classics.

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It's Incomplete

That version only includes the first couple chapters. There's a complete PDF (including the dust jacket!) at the Computer History Museum's Software Preservation Group page.

My bad. I wasn't paying

My bad. I wasn't paying attention. Sorry. The book is a classic nonetheless..

Iverson books

I suppose Iverson's other books might not count as classics, but I find them very interesting. His "Calculus" is particularly interesting, since he uses the J language (his own APL derivative, now open source) as his notation.