Beginning C

Authors: Horton, Ivor

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The updated classic from author, lecturer, and respected academic Ivor Horton, Beginning C, Third Edition is the essential guide for anyone looking to learn the C language from the ground up. It is a highly recommended text for training courses and continuing education students, and assumes no prior working knowledge of C.

By reading this book, youll 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++ compliers, and you'll soon be writing real C programs.

Youll 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.

About the authors

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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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning C
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0657-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0657-6
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XXII, 648
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