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C: A Reference Manual, 5th Edition

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  • Coverage of the 1999 C Standard - The C language description now covers the U.S. and international revision to C, adding complex and Boolean types, flexible arrays, improved international support, and many other changes.
  • Coverage of features in the 1998 C++ standard.  Provides advice on how to write C code that is compatible with C++.
  • Emphasis on writing clean C programs.  Illustrates how to create programs that are maximally portable and reusable in both C and C++ environments.
  • Chapter-end exercises—Detailed answers in the Appendix  Allows students to apply what they're learned in each chapter.

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  • Copyright 2002
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 560
  • Edition: 5th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-089592-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-089592-9

This 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. The authors describe the C language more clearly and in more detail than in any other book.

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Table of Contents

  • I. THE C LANGUAGE.
  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Lexical Elements.
  • 3. The C Preprocessor.
  • 4. Declarations.
  • 5. Types.
  • 6. Conversions and Representations.
  • 7. Expressions.
  • 8. Statements.
  • 9. Functions.
  • II. THE C LIBRARIES.
  • 10. Introduction to the Libraries.
  • 11. Standard Language Additions.
  • 12. Character Processing.
  • 13. String Processing.
  • 14. Memory Functions.
  • 15. Input/Output Facilities.
  • 16. General Utilities.
  • 17. Mathematical Functions.
  • 18. Time and Date Functions.
  • 19. Control Functions.
  • 20. Locale.
  • 21. Extended Integer Types.
  • 22. Floating-point Environment.
  • 23. Complex Arithmetic.
  • 24. Wide and Multibyte Facilities
  • Appendix A. The ASCII Character Set.
  • Appendix B. Syntax of the C Language.
  • Appendix C. Answers to the Exercises.
  • Index.

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