The C Programming Language

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Prentice Hall, 1988 - Computers - 272 pages
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The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C's rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures. The 2/E has been completely rewritten with additional examples and problem sets to clarify the implementation of difficult language constructs. For years, C programmers have let K&R guide them to building well-structured and efficient programs. Now this same help is available to those working with ANSI compilers. Includes detailed coverage of the C language plus the official C language reference manual for at-a-glance help with syntax notation, declarations, ANSI changes, scope rules, and the list goes on and on.

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From the days of Unix on a tape, and PDP/11 computers (I really miss DEC); it's the universal language for one of the longest lasting operating systems out there. I used this book to learn C, from a ... Read full review

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I have the first edition of this book, and it's just as useful today as the day I first purchased it as a textbook. Of all the programming books I own/have owned, this is the only one I will never let ... Read full review

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