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The C programming language

Author: Brian W Kernighan; Dennis M Ritchie
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1988.
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Introduces the features of the C programming language, discusses data types, variables, operators, control flow, functions, pointers, arrays, and structures, and looks at the UNIX system interface.
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Kernighan, Brian W.
C programming language.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1988
(OCoLC)573196545
Online version:
Kernighan, Brian W.
C programming language.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1988
(OCoLC)607895187
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Kernighan; Dennis M Ritchie
ISBN: 0131103709 9780131103702 0131103628 9780131103627
OCLC Number: 17650642
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 272 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Tutorial introduction --
ch. 2. Types, operators, and expressions --
ch. 3. Control flow --
ch. 4. Functions and program structure --
ch. 5. Pointers and arrays --
ch. 6. Structures --
ch. 7. Input and output --
ch. 8. UNIX system interface.
Responsibility: Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. Ritchie.
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One of the best programming books ever written

by LibPatron (WorldCat user published 2008-12-30) Excellent Permalink

The elegant style of the examples makes this a joy to read.

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A core work!

by scriptell (WorldCat user published 2009-02-20) Excellent Permalink

C is still an influential language in use today, and this is the most concise statement instructing people in its use.  Examples are brief and clear.  Documentation of the functions is complete (can you say brief in the same breath as API for your language?).  By this, the 2nd edition,...
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