Beginning C

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Wrox Press, Jan 1, 1997 - C (Computer program language) - 525 pages
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The C programming language was created as a mid level language that has the power of a higher level language like Pascal, while staying close to the underlying system language. This combination of power and flexibility makes C the perfect language for both beginning and experienced programmers. Although C++ has grown in popularity, this is simply an extension to C, and most programmers are advised to get a solid grounding in C before progressing to C++. This book is for the true beginner to programming. Ivor's excellent teaching style supports the newcomer through the first stages of programming and introduces them to some of the fascinating and challenging possibilities that lie ahead.

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Contents

Beginning
1
tnming in C
7
Dissecting a Simple Program
13
Copyright

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-->Ivor Horton--> is self-employed in consultancy and writes programming tutorials. He worked for IBM for many years and holds a bachelor's degree, with honors, in mathematics. Horton's experience at IBM includes programming in most languages (like assembler and high-level languages on a variety of machines), real-time programming, and designing and implementing real-time closed loop industrial control systems. He has extensive experience teaching programming to engineers and scientists (Fortran, PL/1, APL, etc.). Horton is an expert in mechanical, process, and electronic CAD systems; mechanical CAM systems; and DNC/CNC systems.

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