Practical C Programming (Packt)
Monday, 02 March 2020

This book shows how to get hands-on with various tasks, covering fundamental as well as complex C programming concepts for making real-life applications. Author B. M. Harwani starts with recipes for arrays, strings, user-defined functions, and pre-processing directives. The book then moves on to learning pointers, file handling, concurrency, networking, and inter-process communication (IPC).



Author: B. M. Harwani
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Date: February 2020
Pages: 616
ISBN: 978-1838641108
Print: 1838641106
Kindle: B084MJBD6N
Audience: developers wanting to learn C
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: C/C++ 


  • Discover how to use arrays, functions, and strings to make large applications
  • Perform preprocessing and conditional compilation for efficient programming
  • Understand how to use pointers and memory optimally
  • Use general-purpose utilities and improve code performance
  • Implement multitasking using threads and process synchronization
  • Use low-level programming and the inline assembly language
  • Understand how to use graphics for animation
  • Get to grips with applying security while developing C programs


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