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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 beginner' series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. 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. Best of all, by the time you finish this book you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle. This new edition of the classic text references the most recent, FREE C compiler and suite of editors offered by CYGWIN. It also includes updated coverage of error handling, binary I/O, random number generation, getting help with compile errors, structures, and much more! Benefits:
• Teaches the reader the basics of computer programming using C programming.
• Assumes no previous programming experience.
• Covers important C programming concepts such variables, loops, conditions, pointers, arrays, and dynamic memory allocation.
• Utilizes simple, game-based programs throughout the book to help users begin learning right from the start.
• The gcc C compiler used in the book is available as a free download.
Michael Vine is a senior IT professional who specializes in data warehousing and business intelligence. Beyond corporate life, he has taught computer science classes at the university and college level and authored many software programming books.