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Re: C Programming

On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 09:34:17AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 08 May 2004 06:27, Trevor McNamara wrote:
> >I was wondering if anyone would know anywhere that I can download a
> >guide for an INTRO to C programming, As I would like to know C, then
> > I can understand some of the source code for UNX/LINUX?
> Start with the one from Herbert Schildt, then fill in the gaps with 
> whatever pulls your trigger standing in front of the rack at Barnes & 
> Noble etc.  The first purchase should also include a copy of K&R #2.  

You are also new to ``unix'' I take it.
Add this to your reading list:

    The Unix Programming Environment,
    Kernighan and Pike, 1984.

It is the single best introduction to the whole ball of wax ... shell,
awk, "C", sed .... that I know of.  The sections on "C" are not ANSI
"C" but that can wait.

Once you begin to understand the concepts at the foundations of Unix
lots more will follow (i.e. stuff like stdin, stdout, stderr).

	T o m  M i t c h e l l 
	/dev/null the ultimate in secure storage.

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