C Programming for the Absolute Beginner / Edition 2

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Overview

If you are new to programming with C and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginnerâ„¢ series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. C is not an easy language to learn, but fortunately the clear explanations, examples, and pictures in this book make learning C easy and fun. Each chapter contains programming challenges, a chapter review, and a complete program that uses chapter-based concepts to construct an easily built application. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Additionally, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the programming principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598634808
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Series: for the Absolute Beginner Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 323,431
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Vine has taught computer programming, web design, and database classes at Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Indiana, and MTI College in Sacramento, California. Michael has many years of experience with Fortune 500 companies in software engineering, business intelligence, data warehousing, and IT leadership.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started Chapter 2 Beginning Data Types Chapter 3 Conditions Chapter 4 Looping Structures Chapter 5 Structured Programming Chapter 6 Arrays Chapter 7 Pointers Chapter 8 Strings Chapter 9 Arrays & Structures Chapter 10 Dynamic Memory Allocation Chapter 11 File Access Chapter 12 The C Preprocessor

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