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C for Dummies

3.90  ·  Rating Details  ·  70 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
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If you're like most people, the above seems like nonsense. Actually, it's computer sense--C programming. After digesting "C For Dummies, 2nd Edition, " you'll understand it. C programs are fast, concise and versatile. They let you boss your computer around for a change. So turn on your computer, get a free compiler and editor (the book tells you
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Paperback, Second Edition, 390 pages
Published May 7th 2004 by Wiley Publishing (first published 1997)
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Daniel
Apr 22, 2007 Daniel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An absolutely excellent primer for C programming. I taught myself from step one off of this book. Entertaining and educational, and the jokes mostly worked!
Brian Mercer
Jun 23, 2015 Brian Mercer rated it liked it
mostly helpful, but sometimes the tone of the book was overly comedic and lacked actual information, which was frustrating.
Vicarage
Oct 23, 2011 Vicarage marked it as gone
rubbish
Srijata
Sep 01, 2014 Srijata rated it really liked it
Great book for starting out. However, must be followed up by a lot of actual practice to really learn the language.
Mohamed
Sep 15, 2014 Mohamed rated it it was amazing
very simpliied book with many examples on every objective that makes it easy for every learner.
Ernie Cordell
Apr 25, 2016 Ernie Cordell rated it did not like it
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It was a strain putting up with all those bad jokes. But I persisted. If only it had been a film: If I hadn't walked out, I wouldn't have lost so much time. I tried to zip through it cursorily, but there were too many fifth-rate conundrums competing for pun status. I put my thorough review on Amazon -- I think -- it's not exactly art, either.
Adamas
Dec 08, 2011 Adamas rated it really liked it
if only it did more on pointer and linked lists.
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