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C Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Second Edition

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If you are new to programming with C and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginner™ series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. C is not an easy language to learn, but fortunately the clear explanations, examples, and pictures in this book make learning C easy and fun. Each chapter contains programming challenges, a chapter review, and a complete program that uses chapter-based concepts to construct an easily built application. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Additionally, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the programming principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

Synopsis:

If you are new to programming with C and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle. This new edition of the classic text references the most recent, FREE C compiler and suite of editors offered by CYGWIN. It also includes updated coverage of error handling, binary I/O, random number generation, getting help with compile errors, structures, and much more!

About the Author

Michael Vine has taught computer programming, web design, and database classes at Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Indiana, and MTI College in Sacramento, California. Michael has many years of experience with Fortune 500 companies in software engineering, business intelligence, data warehousing, and IT leadership.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started Chapter 2 Beginning Data Types Chapter 3 Conditions Chapter 4 Looping Structures Chapter 5 Structured Programming Chapter 6 Arrays Chapter 7 Pointers Chapter 8 Strings Chapter 9 Arrays and Structures Chapter 10 Dynamic Memory Allocation Chapter 11 File Access Chapter 12 The C Preprocessor

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598634808
Author:
Vine, Michael
Publisher:
Course Technology
Author:
Vine, Michael (Michael Vine)
Subject:
Programming Languages - C
Subject:
C (computer program language)
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computer Languages-C++
Copyright:
Series:
For the Absolute Beginner
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.19x7.39x.79 in. 1.48 lbs.

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Product details 336 pages Course Technology - English 9781598634808 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , If you are new to programming with C and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle. This new edition of the classic text references the most recent, FREE C compiler and suite of editors offered by CYGWIN. It also includes updated coverage of error handling, binary I/O, random number generation, getting help with compile errors, structures, and much more!
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