This book introduces C and the C Standard Library, showing how to debug, test, and analyze C programs with concise explanations of C language constructs and behaviors, while addressing best practices, common errors, and open debates in the C community. Author Robert C. Seacord is an expert on the C Standards committee, and the book covers the modern C17 Standard as well as potential C2x features.
Author: Robert C. Seacord
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: August 2020
Audience: Would-be C programmers
- How to identify and handle undefined behavior in a C program
- The range and representations of integers and floating-point values
- How dynamic memory allocation works and how to use nonstandard functions
- How to use character encodings and types
- How to perform I/O with terminals and filesystems using C Standard streams and POSIX file descriptors
- How to understand the C compiler's translation phases and the role of the preprocessor
- How to test, debug, and analyze C programs
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