Need to learn C, best books?

Mehmet Suzen mehmet.suzen at
Wed Oct 24 15:18:18 BST 2007

There are notes from Dave Marshall of Cardiff University

But my favourite is K&R. It is an excellent book...

On 10/24/07, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 01:28:38PM +0100, Lyle - wrote:
> > Is there a C programming book equivalent to "Learning Perl" by Randal?
> I found K&R to be sufficient.  It is, however, somewhat lacking in the
> "how to use the tools that come with the compiler" department.
> The best tutorial is, of course, to have a simple problem, sit down with
> the book, and solve it.  Or to find someone elses code that does almost
> what you want, and hack on that.  The latter is how I learnt perl, by
> fixing Matt's scripts.
> --
> David Cantrell | Enforcer, South London Linguistic Massive

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