Software Engineers Handbook/Language Dictionary/Pascal

PascalEdit

Here is the wikipedia page.

TypeEdit

Pascal is a full procedural programming language.

Execution Entry PointEdit

Program Name (input, output) begin end.

General SyntaxEdit

a:=b;

CommentsEdit

(* this is
a comment 
*)

or

{
This is
a comment
}

Variable DeclarationsEdit

Variables declarations are necessary:

var
i: integer ;
k: boolean;
d:Real;

Method Declaration/ImplementationEdit

<Describe how methods/functions/procedures are declared and implemented.>

ScopeEdit

<Describe how scope is defined.>

Conditional StatementsEdit

<Describe the conditional statements in text and present

code examples. 

(put a space in the front of the line to format as code)>

Looping StatementsEdit

<Describe looping statements in English and present code examples.>

Output StatementsEdit

<Describe how to output Hello world! including the new-line with or without a carriage return.> úΜÈŔŔŶ—

Error Handling/RecoveryEdit

<Describe error handling and recovery. Give examples as appropriate.>

ContainersEdit

<List containers or references to lists of containers available natively for this language. List ways to incorporate containers if they are not native to the language.>

AlgorithmsEdit

<List algorithms or references to lists of algorithms available natively for this language. List ways to incorporate algorithms if they are not native to the language. Or, if not available, describe that.>

Garbage collectionEdit

<Describe whether the garbage collection is automatic or manual.>

Physical StructureEdit

TipsEdit

  • i have found it helpful when i switched from qbasic to pascal to just sit down and write 10 small or large programs for each of the most needed things in pascal example,*for loops,variable declaration,while loops*may be called something else*

Web ReferencesEdit

<List additional references on the web. Please include for what level reader the references are appropriate. (beginner/intermediate/advanced)>

Books and ArticlesEdit

<List additional books and articles that may be helpful. Please include for what level reader the references are appropriate. (beginner/intermediate/advanced)>

Last modified on 8 June 2009, at 04:16