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C Pocket Reference (O'Reilly Pocket Reference)

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C is one of the oldest programming languages and still one of the most widely used. Whether you're an experienced C programmer or you're new to the language, you know how frustrating it can be to hunt through hundreds of pages in your reference books to find that bit of information on a certain function, type or other syntax element. Or even worse, you may not have your bo ...more
ebook, 144 pages
Published November 20th 2002 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2002)
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This little book is a decent quick reference guide to the C programming language. I has most things you need, but unfortunately a lot of what you usually don't. I wish it was organized and prioritized better. It gives a long tutorial on the language itself, but skimps on the standard library, which is what most C programmers will need to refer to most often. When it does describe the standard library, it focuses too much on things most programmers don't use, such as all the new macros for comple ...more
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Very handy. To the point.
James Ravenscroft
A great little guide to some of C's best kept secrets. A book I almost always have on me if I'm writing any code.
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