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Illustrating C : Ansi/Iso Version - Donald G. Alcock

Illustrating C

Ansi/Iso Version

Paperback Published: 27th June 1994
ISBN: 9780521468213
Number Of Pages: 228

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Reviewers and readers have enthused over previous 'Illustrating' books from the pen of Donald Alcock; his unique formula using graphics and calligraphy to explain what else would take a thousand words is here applied to illustrate ANSI C. As usual, Alcock emphasises learning by writing programs and working through them. Plenty of real programs are used to good effect, so that by the end of the book advanced topics have been described by means of increasingly sophisticated examples. A feature of the layout is the double-page spread: each of these covers a particular topic making the book useful as a reference manual. Moreover each spread is made as self-contained as is reasonably possible - ideal for browsing. For the programmer with a grounding in one language, such as FORTRAN, this book will give an excellent introduction to standard C - one that emphasises the self-discipline needed to write portable programs. This revised edition has benefited from many corrections and updates, and has now been printed in a wide-page format for ease of use.

"...a useful reference book...The book covers not only the basic elements of C but C libraries; algorithms (such as bubble sort, quicksort, and shortest route); and essential programming techniques such as symbol state tables, binary trees, linked lists, manipulation of strings, and parsing of algebraic expressions." M. J. Iordache, Computing Reviews

Introduction
Structure
Syntax
Control
Arrays
Simple functions
Storage
Initialization
Input output
Files
More worked examples
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521468213
ISBN-10: 0521468213
Series: Ansi/Iso Version
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 27th June 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised