Pointers on C

Pointers on C

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Designed for professionals and advanced students, Pointers On C provides a comprehensive resource for those needing in-depth coverage of the C programming language. An extensive explanation of pointer basics and a thorough exploration of their advanced features allows programmers to incorporate the power of pointers into their C programs. Complete coverage, detailed explanations of C programming idioms, and thorough discussion of advanced topics makes Pointers On C a valuable tutorial and reference for students and professionals alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 30mm | 1,067g
  • Pearson
  • Reading, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0673999866
  • 9780673999863
  • 2,410,607

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Pointers On C brings the power of pointers to your C programs.



Designed for professionals and advanced students, Pointers on C provides a comprehensive resource for those needing in-depth coverage of the C programming language. An extensive explanation of pointer basics and a thorough exploration of their advanced features allows programmers to incorporate the power of pointers into their C programs. Complete coverage, detailed explanations of C programming idioms, and thorough discussion of advanced topics makes Pointers on C a valuable tutorial and reference for students and professionals alike.

Highlights: Provides complete background information needed for a thorough understanding of C. Covers pointers thoroughly, including syntax, techniques for their effective use and common programming idioms in which they appear. Compares different methods for implementing common abstract data structures. Offers an easy, conversant writing style to clearly explain difficult topics, and contains numerous illustrations and diagrams to help visualize complex concepts. Includes Programming Tips, discussing efficiency, portability, and software engineering issues, and warns of common pitfalls using Caution! Sections. Describes every function on the standard C library. 0673999866B04062001
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Table of contents

A Quick Start.


Basic Concepts.


Data.


Statements.


Operators and Expressions.


Pointers.


Function.


Arrays.


Strings, Characters, and Bytes.


Structures and Unions.


Dynamic Memory Allocation.


Using Structures and Pointers.


Advanced Pointer Topics.


The Preprocessor.


Input/Output Functions.


Standard Library.


Classic Abstract Data Types.


Runtime Environment. 0673999866T04062001
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About Kenneth Reek

Kenneth A. Reek, Professor of Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology, is an experienced C programmer who has served as a consultant for local industries. This text was born from nine years of teaching a C programming seminar. Professor Reek has taught courses at the introductory and intermediate level in operating systems, data communications, computer networks, formal languages, analysis of algorithms, and switching systems.



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