Don’t Buy This Book

...until you’ve read this section and agree. I am going to make a deal with you. You agree to let me focus on the programming language rather than installation details. My part of the deal is to teach you more in a shorter time. You’ll have to Google a little more, and you can’t rely on me to support your installation, but when you’re through the book, you’ll know much more because I’ll be able to dive deeper.

Please recognize that seven languages is an ambitious undertaking for both of us. As a reader, you’re going to have to stretch your brain around seven different syntax styles, four programming paradigms, four decades worth of language development, and more. As an author, I have to cover an enormously broad set of topics ...

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