Suggested reading for learning C?

Sascha Wildner saw at
Fri Oct 1 17:28:39 PDT 2004

Joshua Coombs wrote:

So, I'm starting to actually put some code out instead of just 
waiting for someone to impliment my ideas.  Problem is I'm modifying 
what to me is pretty high level C while only just able to read it 
let alone know what I'm actually doing.  Does anyone have a 
suggestion or three for reading material to help get myself up to 

this is a little off-topic because you seemed to ask for a C 

But if you're looking for a detailed C _reference_ I'd recommend 'C - A 
Reference Manual' by Harbison & Steele (Fifth Edition, 2002). It also 
describes C99.


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