ProgramaciÃn Concurrente: A Comprehensive Guide to Concurrent Programming with Pascal-FC
Concurrent programming is a paradigm that allows multiple processes or threads to execute simultaneously on a shared memory or distributed system. Concurrent programming can improve the performance, scalability, and responsiveness of applications, but it also introduces challenges such as synchronization, communication, deadlock, and race conditions.
One of the languages that supports concurrent programming is Pascal-FC, a variant of Pascal that incorporates features such as semaphores, monitors, message passing, and remote procedure calls. Pascal-FC was developed by JosÃ TomÃs Palma MÃndez and his colleagues at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain. They also wrote a book titled ProgramaciÃn Concurrente, which covers all the topics related to concurrent programming with Pascal-FC.
In this article, we will provide an overview of the book ProgramaciÃn Concurrente, which is available as a PDF file[^1^]. We will also explain some of the main concepts and techniques of concurrent programming with Pascal-FC, such as:
The use of semaphores and monitors for mutual exclusion and synchronization
The use of message passing and remote procedure calls for communication and coordination
The design and implementation of concurrent algorithms and data structures
The analysis and verification of concurrent programs
The debugging and testing of concurrent programs
By the end of this article, you will have a better understanding of concurrent programming with Pascal-FC and how to apply it to your own projects. You will also learn how to access the PDF file of ProgramaciÃn Concurrente and other resources related to Pascal-FC.
The Syntax and Semantics of Pascal-FC
Pascal-FC is an extension of Pascal that adds new keywords, data types, and constructs for concurrent programming. The syntax of Pascal-FC is similar to that of Pascal, but with some differences. For example:
Pascal-FC uses the keyword process instead of program to declare a concurrent program.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword parbegin instead of begin to start a block of parallel statements.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword pardo instead of for to create a loop that executes in parallel.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword coend instead of end to end a block of parallel statements.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword cobegin instead of begin to start a block of co-routines.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword codo instead of for to create a loop that executes as co-routines.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword cocall instead of call to invoke a co-routine.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword cocase instead of case to select among co-routines.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword coselect instead of select to select among message channels.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword cosemaphore instead of semaphore to declare a co-semaphore.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword covariables instead of to declare co-variables.
Pascal-FC uses the keyword cobufferedchannel instead of