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C: The Complete Reference (Complete Reference)by Herbert Schildt
Synopses & Reviews
The Ultimate Resource on C?Thoroughly Updated for the New C Standard.
A new ANSI/ISO standard for C, called C99, has been recently adopted and Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, has updated and expanded his best-selling reference on C to cover it. Whether you are a beginning C programmer or a seasoned pro, the answers to all your C questions can be found in this one-stop resource. In this authoritative guide, Schildt details the C language, its libraries, and applications, providing insider tips, hundreds of examples, and expertly crafted explanations. As a special bonus, the book concludes by developing a C interpreter, which you can use as-is or expand on your own! And just as you'd expect, everything is presented in the clear, concise, uncompromising style that has made Herb the choice of millions.
Inside you'll find:
-Comprehensive coverage of the C language, including both C89 (the original version of C) and the new features added by C99-Detailed explanations of each keyword, data type, and operator-In-depth discussions of poiners, disk I/O, and dynamic allocation-Complete descriptions of the entire C function library-Descriptions of the new features added by C99, such as restricted pointers, boolean and complex data types, the inline keywort, variable-length arrays, and the long long data types-Real-world algorithms and applications, such as stacks, queues, trees, sparse arrays, and sorting. You'll even learn about Al-based searching techniques-Tips on working efficiently in the C programming environment-Advice on porting and debugging-Complete source code for a C interpreter that you can use as-is or enhance to fit your needs
Another gem from Herb Schildt--best-selling programming author with more than 2.5 million books sold! C: The Complete Reference, Fourth Edition gives you full details on C99, the New ANSI/ISO Standard for C. You'll get in-depth coverage of the C language and function libraries as well as all the newest C features, including restricted pointers, inline functions, variable-length arrays, and complex math. This jam-packed resource includes hundreds of examples and sample applications.
About the Author
Herb Schildt (Mahomet, IL) is a leading authority on C and C++ and a best-selling author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies. His acclaimed C and C++ books include Teach Yourself C, C++ from the Ground Up, C++: The Complete Reference, Java Programmer's Reference, STL Programming from the Ground Up, Windows 98 Programming from the Ground Up, and co-author of C/C++ Annotated Archives.
Table of Contents
Part I: Foundational C.
4. Arrays and Strings.
8. Console I/O.
10. The Preprocessor and Comments.
12. Linking, Libraries, and Headers.
14. String and Character Functions.
16. Time, Date, and Localization Functions.
18. Utility Functions.
20. Library Features Added by C99.
21. Sorting and Searching.
23. Sparse Arrays.
25. AI-Based Problem Solving.
27. Software Engineering Using C.
Part VI: A C Interpreter.