C Programming Absolute Beginner's Guide
ISBN: 0789751984
EAN13: 9780789751980
Language: English
Publication Date: August 17, 2013
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 9.06" L x 6.77" W
Weight: 1.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Updated for C11 Write powerful C programs... without becoming a technical expert This book is the fastest way to get comfortable with C, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. You'll learn all the basics: how to organize programs, store and display data, work with variables, operators, I/O, pointers, arrays, functions, and much more. C programming has neverbeen this simple Who knew how simple C programming could be? This is today's best beginner's guide to writing C programs- and to learning skills you can use with practically any language. Its simple, practical instructions will help you start creating useful, reliable C code, from games to mobile apps. Plus, it's fully updated for the new C11 standard and today's free, open source tools Here's a small sample of what you'll learn: - Discover free C programming tools for Windows, OS X, or Linux - Understand the parts of a C program and how they fit together - Generate output and display it on the screen - Interact with users and respond to their input - Make the most of variables by using assignments and expressions - Control programs by testing data and using logical operators - Save time and effort by using loops and other techniques - Build powerful data-entry routines with simple built-in functions - Manipulate text with strings - Store information, so it's easy to access and use - Manage your data with arrays, pointers, and data structures - Use functions to make programs easier to write and maintain - Let C handle all your program's math for you - Handle your computer's memory as efficiently as possible - Make programs more powerful with preprocessing directives