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The new classic! C Primer Plus, now in its 5th edition, has been revised to include over 20 new programming exercises, newly improved examples and the new ANSI/ISO standard, C99. Task-oriented examples will teach you the fundamentals of C programming. From extended integer types and compound literals to Boolean support and variable-length arrays, you will learn to create practical and real-world applications with C programming. Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter will reinforce what you have learned. This friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide will help you understand the fundamentals of this core programming language.

About the Author

Stephen Prata teaches astronomy, physics, and programming at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California. He received his B.S. from the California Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. His association with computers began with the computer modeling of star clusters. Stephen has authored or coauthored over a dozen books, including C++ Primer Plus and Unix Primer Plus.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Ready.

2. Introducing C.

3. Data and C.

4. Character Strings and Formatted Input/Output.

5. Operators, Expressions, and Statements.

6. C Control Statements: Looping.

7. C Control Statements: Branching and Jumps.

8. Character Input/Output and Input Validation.

9. Functions.

10. Arrays and Pointers.

11. Character Strings and String Functions.

12. Storage Classes, Linkage, and Memory Management.

13. File Input/Output.

14. Structures and Other Data Forms.

15. Bit Fiddling.

16. The C Preprocessor and the C Library.

17. Advanced Data Representation.

Appendix A. Answers to the Review Questions.

Appendix B. Reference Section.

Product Details

Programming Languages - C
Prata, Stephen
C (computer program language)
Computer Languages-C++
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Trade paper
Primer Plus
Publication Date:
November 2004
Grade Level:
9 x 7.36 x 1.975 in 1574 gr

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