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C Programming Absolute Beginner's Guide (3rd Edition) [Kindle Edition]

Greg Perry , Dean Miller
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Updated for C11


Write powerful C programs…without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable with C, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. You’ll learn all the basics: how to organize programs, store and display data, work with variables, operators, I/O, pointers, arrays, functions, and much more. C programming has neverbeen this simple!


Who knew how simple C programming could be?


This is today’s best beginner’s guide to writing C programs–and to learning skills you can use with practically any language. Its simple, practical instructions will help you start creating useful, reliable C code, from games to mobile apps. Plus, it’s fully updated for the new C11 standard and today’s free, open source tools! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:


• Discover free C programming tools for Windows, OS X, or Linux

• Understand the parts of a C program and how they fit together

• Generate output and display it on the screen

• Interact with users and respond to their input

• Make the most of variables by using assignments and expressions

• Control programs by testing data and using logical operators

• Save time and effort by using loops and other techniques

• Build powerful data-entry routines with simple built-in functions

• Manipulate text with strings

• Store information, so it’s easy to access and use

• Manage your data with arrays, pointers, and data structures

• Use functions to make programs easier to write and maintain

• Let C handle all your program’s math for you

• Handle your computer’s memory as efficiently as possible

• Make programs more powerful with preprocessing directives



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About the Author

Greg Perry is a speaker and writer in both the programming and applications sides of computing. He is known for bringing programming topics down to the beginner’s level. Perry has been a programmer and trainer for two decades. He received his first degree in computer science and then earned a Master’s degree in corporate finance. Besides writing, he consults and lectures across the country, including at the acclaimed Software Development programming conferences. Perry is the author of more than 75 other computer books. In his spare time, he gives lectures on traveling in Italy, his second favorite place to be.

Dean Miller is a writer and editor with more than 20 years of experience in both the publishing and licensed consumer product businesses. Over the years, he has created or helped shape a number of bestselling books and series, including Teach Yourself in 21 Days, Teach Yourself in 24 Hours, and the Unleashed series, all from Sams Publishing.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 14131 KB
  • Print Length: 352 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Que Publishing; 3 edition (2 Aug. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EANJ09U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #70,272 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Intro to C 5 July 2014
By Logan
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Excellent introduction to learning C programming. I particularly like the easy to follow structure (can be a little tricky at first if you're using a Mac like myself but you'll be able to adapt quickly)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing book, strongly recommended 1 Nov. 2014
By Ivo
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A truly absolute beginner's guide book, well paced and structured. Strongly recommend as a great first read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Trur title. 21 Oct. 2013
Format:Paperback
As a beginner this book tells and teaches me from the zero level and also answer me whatever ques comes in my mind. Its magical thanks
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 18 April 2015
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At first glance the book seems very informative with consideration for the reader
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