Programming Language Topics

This is a general look at programming languages. Most of the text was produced by students in the summer 2001 session of CS 372. The outline is from the textbook of that course: Concepts of Programming Languages by Robert W. Sebesta.
a) Introduction
b) Evolution
c) Syntax and semantics
d) Variables
e) Data types
f) Assignment statement
g) Flow of control
h) Subprograms
x) Return to the language foyer

Preliminary topics
Evolution of Programming Languages
Syntax and Semantics
Characteristics of Variables
Data Types
Expressions and Assignment Statements
Flow of Control Statements
Language Foyer