Provides instructions for writing C code to create games and mobile applications using the new C11 standard.
For beginning programmers, this updated edition answers all C programming questions. This bestseller talks to readers at their level, explaining every aspect of how to get started and learn the C language quickly. Readers also find out where to learn more about C. This book includes tear-out reference card of C functions and statements, a hierarchy chart, and other valuable information. It uses special icons, notes, clues, warnings, and rewards to make understanding easier. And the clear and friendly style presumes no programming knowledge.
Teaching the principles and techniques of programming through simple game creation, a beginner's guide to programming in C uses hands-on exercises and tutorials to help readers acquire essential skills, while covering such topics as variables, loops, pointers, arrays, conditions, and dynamic memory allocation. Original. (Beginner)
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Author: Nathan Clark
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
C++ Made Easy - a Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners Get the Kindle version FREE when purchasing the Paperback! Learning a programming language can seem like a daunting task. You may have looked at coding in the past, and felt it was too complicated and confusing. This comprehensive beginner's guide will take you step by step through learning one of the best programming languages out there. In a matter of no time, you will be writing code like a professional. C++ is an evolution of the C programming language and is a powerful and versatile language. It is a great language to learn whether you have never written a line of code in your life, or are a seasoned developer. C++ is a stepping stone to creating a multitude of wonderful and practical programs. What This Book Offers Made for Beginners This guide is written specifically for beginners. We take you step-by-step through writing your very first program, explaining each portion of code as we go along. We guide you through choosing a compiler and editor, as well as common pitfalls beginners should avoid. Reference Manual This book serves as a teaching guide and also a reference manual to accompany you through this wonderful world of programming. For that reason we included a sample C++ library, a glossary of terms, as well as lists of available compilers, IDE's and libraries for future reference. Introduction to C++ For newcomers to C++ we look at what the language has to offer, the basic structure of a program, advantages and disadvantages, as well as numerous examples as demonstration. Key Topics Basics of C++ Writing Your First Program, Step-By-Step Basic Program Structure Compilers Editors Sample Applications Capabilities of C++ Benefits and Limitations of C++ How to Minimize Bugs and Errors How to Avoid Being Hacked Sample C++ Library Glossary of Terms Get Your Copy Today!
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C Programming Language
Author: Darrel L. Graham
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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This book teaches you everything you need to know to understand computer programming at a fundamental level. You will learn what the major programming langauiges are, how they work, and what to do.