Beginning Programming with C For Dummies
By Dan Gookin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: October 2013
Pages: 456

Learn to:

  • Use C programming basics and syntax
  • Write and debug code
  • Build your own programs in C
  • Apply general programming concepts to more advancedprojects

C is the best place to start programming, and Dan Gookin'shere to lead the way!

Behold the foundation of almost every programming language: thevenerable C. Learn this one, and the others will come easily— plus, you can start telling computers, tablets, and othergizmos what to do. Dan Gookin walks you through the process in hischaracteristic way, with simple instructions, demonstrations,examples, and exercises — and a dash of fun.

  • Building blocks — start right out with the Code::BlocksIDE and learn the basics of creating, building, and running aproject
  • Conquer the concepts — see what to do with values,constants, variables, functions, input/output devices, andloops
  • Arrays of possibilities — understand arrays, stringfunctions, and structures and how to use the command prompt
  • A pointer's not a dog — find out how theoften-misunderstood pointer can add power to your programs
  • Bug out — debug your code, master file management, andcreate large projects using multiple source code modules

Open the book and find:

  • The parts of C
  • Tips on fixing compiler and linker errors
  • How the computer makes decisions
  • Techniques for manipulating and working with text
  • A bit about binary
  • Nifty things you can do with pointers
  • How to work with permanent storage functions
  • Ten common mistakes to avoid
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