C: The Complete Reference, 4th Edition by Herbert Schildt
In C: The Complete Reference, Herbert Schildt emphasises the fundamentals of the C programming language. He keeps the readers up-to-date with the latest information on the subject.
Summary Of The Book
In C: The Complete Reference, readers will get a general overview of C. Schildt also briefly touches upon compilation of C, the distinction between C and C++, and points of differentiation between compilers and interpreters. The author also provides examples of how C is used, particularly sample codes and topics such as formal, local, and global variables. By presenting an overview of arrays, Schildt helps readers understand one of the most difficult areas to comprehend in the C programming language, pointers.
C: The Complete Reference is an excellent aid for both amateurs and professionals in the field of programming languages. Readers can expect to find an excellent coverage of topics such as localization functions, algorithms, and AI-based problem solving. They will also find various examples and sample applications that will help them understand many of the concepts easily.
In this updated edition of the book, Schildt builds upon the previous edition by including a detailed coverage of C99 and the ANSI/ISO standards for C. He also includes the source code for using the C interpreter in real world applications.
In this handy reference guide, Schildt presents his material in a clear and concise manner, interspersing discussions with examples and snippets of code, which keeps the readers engaged.
C: The Complete Reference was published in 2000. It has received positive reviews for its lucid content and wealth of practical information.
About Herbert Schildt
Herbert Schildt is a bestselling American author, computer scientist, Windows programmer, and musician.
He is considered an authority figure on the C programming language and has written over twenty-seven books on the subject. Some of his books are C: The Complete Reference and Born To Code In C. Schildt’s books have sold over three million copies and have been translated into several languages.
Schildt graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. In addition to being a programmer and author, he is a multi-keyboardist for the rock band Starcastle.
From the Back Cover
The Ultimate Resource on C―Thoroughly Updated for the New C Standard.
A new ANSI/ISO standard for C, called C99, has been recently adopted and Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, has updated and expanded his best-selling reference on C to cover it. Whether you are a beginning C programmer or a seasoned pro, the answers to all your C questions can be found in this one-stop resource. In this authoritative guide, Schildt details the C language, its libraries, and applications, providing insider tips, hundreds of examples, and expertly crafted explanations. As a special bonus, the book concludes by developing a C interpreter, which you can use as-is or expand on your own! And just as you'd expect, everything is presented in the clear, concise, uncompromising style that has made Herb the choice of millions.
Inside you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage of the C language, including both C89 (the original version of C) and the new features added by C99
Detailed explanations of each keyword, data type, and operator
In-depth discussions of pointers, disk I/O, and dynamic allocation
Complete descriptions of the entire C function library
Descriptions of the new features added by C99, such as restricted pointers, Boolean and complex data types, the inline keyword, variable-length arrays, and the long data types
Real-world algorithms and applications, such as stacks, queues, trees, sparse arrays, and sorting. You'll even learn about Al-based searching techniques
Tips on working efficiently in the C programming environment
Advice on porting and debugging
Complete source code for a C interpreter that you can use as-is enhance to fit your needs.
Paperback: 832 pages
Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
Edition : 4 edition
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