Book: Beginning C: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition
With Beginning C: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition, you’ll come to understand the fundamentals of the C language and learn how to program. All you need is this book and any one of the widely available free or commercial C or C++ compilers–and you’ll soon be writing real C programs. You’ll learn C from the first principles, using step-by-step working examples that you’ll create and execute yourself.
This book will increase your programming expertise by guiding you through the development of fully working C applications that use what you’ve learned in a practical context. You’ll also be able to strike out on your own by trying the exercises included at the end of each chapter. Pick up a copy of this book by renowned author, Ivor Horton, because it
It is the only beginning-level book to cover the latest ANSI standard in C
Is approachable and aimed squarely at people new to C
Emphasizes writing code after the first chapter
Includes substantial examples relevant to intermediate users
Welcome to Beginning C: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition. With this book you can become a competent C programmer. In many ways, C is an ideal language with which to learn programming. C is a very compact language, so there isn’t a lot of syntax to learn before you can write real applications. In spite of its conciseness and ease, it’s also an extremely powerful language that’s still widely used by professionals. The power of C is such that it is used for programming at all levels, from device drivers and operating system components to large-scale applications. C compilers are available for virtually every kind of computer, so when you’ve learned C, you’ll be equipped to program in just about any context. Finally, once you know C, you have an excellent base from which you can build an understanding of the object-oriented C++.