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C: How to Program
For courses in C - Intro to Programming/CS1, C - Programming for Business; C - Programming for Technology, and for programming language survey courses. Highly practical in approach, this text introduces fundamental notions of structured programming and software engineering - and progresses quickly to more intermediate material. It covers the full C language, key library fu ...more
Paperback, Fourth Edition, 1255 pages
Published July 18th 2003 by Prentice Hall
(first published February 4th 1992)
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Used to read this book in order to pass Programming course in the university. I suppose most of the universities in Iran teach C language and they usually use this book as a resource. Having some mistakes in the Persian printed version makes me rate it 3 star.
Oct 18, 2013 كوثر الشريفي rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
I've always had a phobia when it came to programming, especially anything concerning "arrays" or "pointers". I remember borrowing this book from the university's library after being stuck for days in my assignment, and little did I know that this book would improve my programming skills tremendously. Don't let the "ant" on the cover page make you think that this book is a waste of time because it's the best reference one can have if he/she has no background at all in programming as a whole. I tr ...more
Jun 01, 2013 Arthur dos Santos rated it really liked it · review of another edition
"How is it possible that a book with a surfer bug on the cover is not good?" - That was the first thing that crossed my mind when saw this book on the library shelf, and it is really great indeed! I had tried other books on the same subject, but it seem to me that they were meant to be read by programmers, and I wanted to learn how to program. The craziest thing is that (as the title sugests) this one really show you 'how to program'! To wrap up: if you're just getting to know C language, you mu ...more
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