C Pocket Reference

ISBN-10: 0596004362

ISBN-13: 9780596004361

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter Prinz, Ulla Kirch-Prinz, Tony Crawford

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C is one of the oldest programming languages and still one of the most widely used. Whether you're an experienced C programmer or you're new to the language, you know how frustrating it can be to hunt through hundreds of pages in your reference books to find that bit of information on a certain function, type or other syntax element. Or even worse, you may not have your books with you. Your answer is the "C Pocket Reference. Concise and easy to use, this handy pocket guide to C is a must-have quick reference for any C programmer. It's the only C reference that fits in your pocket and is an excellent companion to O'Reilly's other C books. Ideal as an introduction for beginners and a quick reference for advanced programmers, the "C Pocket Reference consists of two parts: a compact description of the C language and a thematically structured reference to the standard library. The representation of the language is based on the ANSI standard and includes extensions introduced in 1999. An index is included to help you quickly find the information you need. This small book covers the following: C language fundamentals Data types Expressions and operators C statements Declarations Functions Preprocessor directives The standard library O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among programmers everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point in your work and need to get to a solution quickly, the new "C Pocket Reference is the book you'll want to have.
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List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

C Program Structure
Character Sets
Categories and Scope of Identifiers
Basic Types
Integer Types
Real and Complex Floating Types
The Type void
Integer Constants
Floating Constants
Character Constants and String Literals
Expressions and Operators
Arithmetic Operators
Assignment Operators
Relational Operators and Logical Operators
Logical Operators
Bitwise Operators
Memory Accessing Operators
Other Operators
Type Conversions
Integer Promotion
Usual Arithmetic Conversions
Type Conversions in Assignments and Pointers
Block and Expression Statements
Unconditional Jumps
General Syntax and Examples
Complex Declarations
Storage Classes
Derived Types
Enumeration Types
Structures, Unions, and Bit-Fields
Type Qualifiers and Type Definitions
Function Prototypes
Function Definitions
Function Calls
Functions with Variable Numbers of Arguments
Linkage of Identifiers
Preprocessing Directives
Standard Library
Standard Header Files
Input and Output
Error Handling for Input/Output Functions
General File Access Functions
File Input/Output Functions
Numerical Limits and Number Classification
Value Ranges of Integer Types
Range and Precision of Real Floating Types
Classification of Floating-Point Numbers
Mathematical Functions
Mathematical Functions for Integer Types
Mathematical Functions for Real Floating Types
Optimizing Runtime Efficiency
Mathematical Functions for Complex Floating Types
Type-Generic Macros
Error Handling for Mathematical Functions
The Floating-Point Environment
Character Classification and Case Mapping
String Handling
Conversion Between Strings and Numbers
Multibyte Character Conversion
Searching and Sorting
Memory Block Management
Dynamic Memory Management
Time and Date
Process Control
Communication with the Operating System
Non-Local Jumps
Error Handling for System Functions
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