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Head First C

4.29 of 5 stars 4.29  ·  rating details  ·  79 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Ever wished you could learn C from a book? "Head First C" provides a complete learning experience for C and structured imperative programming. With a unique method that goes beyond syntax and how-to manuals, this guide not only teaches you the language, it helps you understand how to be a great programmer. You'll learn key areas such as language basics, pointers and pointe ...more
ebook, 632 pages
Published April 3rd 2012 by O'Reilly Media (first published December 22nd 2011)
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Chad Perrin
I felt some conflict over how to rate this. The gimmicky BS, sprawling waste of my time and money in its conceptual repetitiveness, and ADHD-oriented antipedagogical style is worth a two-star rating at best, and some of the author's inherent biases might edge it down to being worth less than one star. The way it focuses on the pragmatic necessities of writing C programs for a variety of purposes, starting with the simple basics that make it easy to get started on writing small and useful utiliti ...more
This was a really good C book. The other ones I looked at were overly dry. At first glance this book looked too casual and chaotic, but I found it was an entertaining as well as informative walk through beginning C.

The only drawback, and it was major, was that the labs were much more advanced than the routine programming examples and exercises in the book; I felt like I needed something in between. Also, the labs assumed too much; the first required an Arduino machine to connect to, the second r
Prashant Singh
A book with concepts,lot of funny images :),interesting ideas,OUT-OF-BOX approach to write content.GOOD for people who want to learn C PROGRAMMING.
Maxim Chetruşca
The topics covered in this book are great but the explanations presented are not always the best.
Excellent introduction to C with exercises of varying levels of difficulty. My next step will be delving into the Linux kernel.
Best and Must read book for C. Very useful in case we already have basic exposure to C programming.
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