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C for Dummies Volume 2by Dan Gookin
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"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:
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
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.
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