Beginning C

From Novice to Professional

  • Authors
  • Ivor┬áHorton

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Pages 1-20
  3. Pages 81-127
  4. Pages 129-174
  5. Pages 175-202
  6. Pages 241-294
  7. Pages 329-372
  8. Pages 409-465
  9. Pages 467-527
  10. Pages 529-555
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 557-611

About this book


With Beginning C: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition, you'll come to understand the fundamentals of the C language and learn how to program. All you need is this book and any one of the widely available free or commercial C or C++ compilers, and you'll soon be writing real C programs. You'll learn C from the first principles, using step-by-step working examples that you'll create and execute yourself.

This book will increase your programming expertise by guiding you through the development of fully working C applications that use what you've learned in a practical context. You'll also be able to strike out on your own by trying the exercises included at the end of each chapter. Pick up a copy of this book by renowned author, Ivor Horton, because:

  • It is the only beginning-level book to cover the latest ANSI standard in C
  • Is approachable and aimed squarely at people new to C
  • Emphasizes writing code after the first chapter
  • Includes substantial examples relevant to intermediate users


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