C: A Reference Manual

C: A Reference Manual

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by Samuel P. Harbison, Guy L. Steele Jr.
     
 

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This best-selling, authoritative reference manual provides a complete description of the C language, the run-time libraries, and a style of C programming that emphasizes correctness, portability, and maintainability. C: A Reference Manual is the only book that describes all the details of C -- past and present. It is the single must-have reference for all C… See more details below

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This best-selling, authoritative reference manual provides a complete description of the C language, the run-time libraries, and a style of C programming that emphasizes correctness, portability, and maintainability. C: A Reference Manual is the only book that describes all the details of C -- past and present. It is the single must-have reference for all C programmers and implementors. Thoroughly revised and updated, this expanded fifth edition includes a complete description of the latest C Standard, ISO/IEC 9899:1999, with its powerful language extensions and new libraries.

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Documents the proper syntax and usage of the C programming languages' constructs and run-time libraries. Differences among standard C, C89, C99, and C++ are noted. Chapter topics include declarations, types, expressions, statements, string processing, I/O facilities, and mathematical functions. A useful reference for experienced programmers. The fifth edition incorporates the latest international C standard, ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (C99). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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A reference manual describing C language, run-time libraries, and a style of C programming that emphasizes portability and maintainability. Reviews language standards, C programming, and syntax notation, and covers lexical elements, declarations, types, conversions, and functions in both standard C and traditional C. This fourth edition includes ANSI/ISO descriptions updated with ISO C Amendment 1 (1994), and chapter discussions on C++ compatibility. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131100084
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/01/1984
Series:
Software Ser.
Pages:
272

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