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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"It makes very complex material simple and funny. I think Dan Gookin is the best writer of all time!" —Derek Yuen, Ontario, Canada

Up-to-Date Coverage of Microsoft & Borland Compilers!

Let Expert Author Dan Gookin Show You What You Really Need to Know About Programming in C! C For Dummies®, Volume Two, is the much awaited sequel to C For Dummies®, Volume One. It's the rest of the story filled with relevant information that C programmers need to know. This book not only goes into more detail on many common C topics — it also offers Dan's loving advice on many advanced topics. This down-to-earth reference explores the short history of the C language and provides helpful tips that show users how to trouble-shoot in C. Soon, you'll be able to figure out functions and find out how to deal with the ever-changing variables and math associated with C programming. It's actually explained in a way that makes C fun and easy-to-understand! Ask for IDG Books' …For Dummies® Books, the Fun and Easy Way to Find Out About Computers. Also look for IDG Books' C For Dummies®, Volume One, the fast and friendly way to get started with C right away, and the international bestseller DOS For Dummies®, Windows® 95 Edition, the fun and easy way to find out about this operating system.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Get the best hand-holding information ever written about pointers
  • Create large projects
  • Find detailed information about strings, structures, and disk access
  • Discover a C language summary
  • Read special information about Borland and Microsoft compilers
  • Implement tips and tricks from C gurus
  • Ace the fun quizzes and final exams that appear after each lesson and chapter

Synopsis:

Only slightly less anticipated than sequels to the Star Wars trilogy, but infinitely more useful, C For Dummies, Volume Two, covers essential advanced topics that other books about C scarcely touch on. Best-selling author Dan Gookin takes on things such as strings, arrays, pointers, structures, disk access, and multiple modules — and renders them comprehensible. Plus, with over 100 sample programs, C For Dummies, Volume Two, shows you C in action, with code you can readily adapt for your own projects.

About the Author

About the Author Dan Gookin is the author of IDG Books Worldwide's #1 international bestseller DOS For Dummies®, 2nd Edition, as well as C For Dummies®, Volume One, Word 97 For Windows® For Dummies®, and PCs For Dummies®, 4th Edition. He also is the coauthor of Illustrated Computer Dictionary For Dummies®, 3rd Edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 8: Picking Up the C Pieces (Leftovers from Volume One).

Chapter 9: Arrays and Strings and Things.

Chapter 10: The Ugliest Aspect of C: Pointers.

Chapter 11: The Whole Deal with Structures.

Chapter 12: The Disk Drive Is Your Slave.

Chapter 13: The Missing Chapter.

Chapter 14: Building Big Programs.

Appendix A: Answers to Exercises.

Appendix B: Program Samples and Stuff.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568849157
Author:
Gookin, Dan
Author:
Gookin
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
San Mateo, CA :
Subject:
Programming Languages - C
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
C (computer program language)
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
Language, literature and biography
Subject:
C
Subject:
Programming / C & C++
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Computers
Series:
For Dummies (Computers)
Series Volume:
II
Publication Date:
19970429
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
9.27x7.42x1.36 in. 1.99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Only slightly less anticipated than sequels to the Star Wars trilogy, but infinitely more useful, C For Dummies, Volume Two, covers essential advanced topics that other books about C scarcely touch on. Best-selling author Dan Gookin takes on things such as strings, arrays, pointers, structures, disk access, and multiple modules — and renders them comprehensible. Plus, with over 100 sample programs, C For Dummies, Volume Two, shows you C in action, with code you can readily adapt for your own projects.
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