If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript by Angus Croll

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Philology,
  • JavaScript (Computer program language)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementAngus Croll ; illustrations by Miran Lipovača
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3603.R64 I38 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination191 pages
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27194310M
ISBN 101593275854
ISBN 109781593275853
LC Control Number2014031873
OCLC/WorldCa887187787

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