Publisher: Addison-Wesley, 1988, 224 pages
PostScript, a revolutionary, device-independent page description language, is quickly becoming the industry standard for printing high-quality integrated text and graphics. It is a powerful, flexible language that has the ability to describe efficiently the appearance of text, images, and graphic material on the printed page. Already PostScript has been incorporated into some of the today's most innovative printers, including LaserWriter from Apple Computer, Inc.
From Adobe Systems Incorporated, the inventors of the PostScript language, here is the definitive guide to designing efficient PostScript programs. , here is the definitive reference to this exciting language. Postscript Language Program Design teaches the programming principles that are unique to the PostScript language with numerous, usable sample programs throughout. Each chapter focuses on a particular area and provides guidance, background, and examples of efficient code. In this book, programmers learn techniques for such tasks as:
and more. The sample programs are also available on disk directly from Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Postscript Language Program Design is a companion volume to the two other books written by Adobe Systems, the Postscript Language Reference and the Postscript Language Tutorial and Cookbook.
A little known fact is that Postscript is a full programming language. If you're interested, this is a good buy together with its companion volumes.