Author: Zed A. Shaw
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2015-08-10
You Will Learn C! Zed Shaw has crafted the perfect course for the beginning C programmer eager to advance their skills in any language. Follow it and you will learn the many skills early and junior programmers need to succeed–just like the hundreds of thousands of programmers Zed has taught to date! You bring discipline, commitment, persistence, and experience with any programming language; the author supplies everything else. In Learn C the Hard Way , you’ll learn C by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Watch Zed Shaw’s teaching video and read the exercise. Type his code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn what good, modern C programs look like; how to think more effectively about code; and how to find and fix mistakes far more efficiently. Most importantly, you’ll master rigorous defensive programming techniques, so you can use any language to create software that protects itself from malicious activity and defects. Through practical projects you’ll apply what you learn to build confidence in your new skills. Shaw teaches the key skills you need to start writing excellent C software, including Setting up a C environment Basic syntax and idioms Compilation, make files, and linkers Operators, variables, and data types Program control Arrays and strings Functions, pointers, and structs Memory allocation I/O and files Libraries Data structures, including linked lists, sort, and search Stacks and queues Debugging, defensive coding, and automated testing Fixing stack overflows, illegal memory access, and more Breaking and hacking your own C code It’ll Be Hard at First. But Soon, You’ll Just Get It–And That Will Feel Great! This tutorial will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you’ll know one of the world’s most powerful programming languages. You’ll be a C programmer.
You Will Learn C! Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for learning C. Follow it and you will succeed-just like the hundreds of thousands of programmers Zed has taught to date! You bring discipline, commitment, persistence, and experience with any programming language; the author supplies everything else. In Learn C the Hard Way, you'll learn C by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Watch Zed Shaw's teaching video. Type his code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you'll learn what good modern C programs look like, how to think more effectively about code, and how to find and fix mistakes far more efficiently. Most importantly, you'll master rigorous defensive programming techniques, so you can use any language to create software that defends itself from malicious activity and defects. Shaw teaches all the key skills you need to start writing excellent C software: Planning and attention to detail Setting up a C environment Basic syntax and idioms Compilation, make files, and linkers Operators, variables, and data types Program control Arrays and strings Functions, pointers, and structs Memory allocation I/O and files Libraries Data structures, including linked lists, sort, and search Stacks and queues Debugging, defensive coding, and automated testing Fixing stack overflows, illegal memory access, and more It'll Be Hard At First. But Soon, You'll Just Get It-And That Will Feel Great! This tutorial will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you'll know one of the world's most powerful programming languages. You'll be a C programmer. Watch Zed first! The accompanying DVD contains 5+ hours of passionate, powerful teaching to jumpstart your learning of each key skill: a complete C video course!
Offers a Ruby tutorial featuring fifty-two exercises that cover such topics as installing the Ruby environment, organizing and writing code, strings and text, object-oriented programming, debugging and automated testing, and basic game development.
Author: Zed A. Shaw
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2017-06-26
You Will Learn Python 3! Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Python 3. Follow it and you will succeed—just like the millions of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else. In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, you’ll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how a computer works; what good programs look like; and how to read, write, and think about code. Zed then teaches you even more in 5+ hours of video where he shows you how to break, fix, and debug your code—live, as he’s doing the exercises. Install a complete Python environment Organize and write code Fix and break code Basic mathematics Variables Strings and text Interact with users Work with files Looping and logic Data structures using lists and dictionaries Program design Object-oriented programming Inheritance and composition Modules, classes, and objects Python packaging Automated testing Basic game development Basic web development It’ll be hard at first. But soon, you’ll just get it—and that will feel great! This course will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you’ll know one of the world’s most powerful, popular programming languages. You’ll be a Python programmer. This Book Is Perfect For Total beginners with zero programming experience Junior developers who know one or two languages Returning professionals who haven’t written code in years Seasoned professionals looking for a fast, simple, crash course in Python 3
Author: Zed A. Shaw
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2016-11-26
Written by the world-renowned Zed Shaw, this book of 52 hands-on projects is perfect for everyone who's written Python code but isn't yet comfortable taking new ideas all the way to finished software. The perfect follow-up to Shaw's best-selling "Learn Python the Hard Way," this all-new, step-by-step book teaches you how to: Approach new problems in ways that lead to better solutions Analyze a concept, idea, or problem to implement in code Design a solution based on your analysis Implement your solution in the simplest way possible Systematically improve your programming skills through real projects Each project in Learn More Python the Hard Way helps you build a key practical skill -- combining demonstrations to get you started, and challenges to help you achieve even deeper understanding. Shaw organizes this practical programming course into five sections: working with commands, organizing and using data, applying algorithms, processing text, and implementing simple internet-style networking protocols. Along the way, Shaw stresses efficient processes and practical hacking mindsets -- helping you gain true mastery, not just follow recipes!
For beginning programmers, this updated edition answers all C programming questions. This bestseller talks to readers at their level, explaining every aspect of how to get started and learn the C language quickly. Readers also find out where to learn more about C. This book includes tear-out reference card of C functions and statements, a hierarchy chart, and other valuable information. It uses special icons, notes, clues, warnings, and rewards to make understanding easier. And the clear and friendly style presumes no programming knowledge.
Author: Stephen G. Kochan
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Programming in C will teach you how to write programs in the C programming language. Whether you’re a novice or experienced programmer, this book will provide you with a clear understanding of this language, which is the foundation for many object-oriented programming languages such as C++, Objective-C, C#, and Java. This book teaches C by example, with complete C programs used to illustrate each new concept along the way. Stephen Kochan provides step-by-step explanations for all C functions. You will learn both the language fundamentals and good programming practices. Exercises at the end of each chapter make the book ideally suited for classroom use or for self-instruction. All the features of the C language are covered in this book, including the latest additions added with the C11 standard. Appendixes provide a detailed summary of the language and the standard C library, both organized for quick reference. “Absolutely the best book for anyone starting out programming in C. This is an excellent introductory text with frequent examples and good text.…This is the book I used to learn C–it’s a great book.” –Vinit S. Carpenter, Learn C/C++ Today
Throw out your old ideas about C and get to know a programming language that’s substantially outgrown its origins. With this revised edition of 21st Century C, you’ll discover up-to-date techniques missing from other C tutorials, whether you’re new to the language or just getting reacquainted. C isn’t just the foundation of modern programming languages; it is a modern language, ideal for writing efficient, state-of-the-art applications. Get past idioms that made sense on mainframes and learn the tools you need to work with this evolved and aggressively simple language. No matter what programming language you currently favor, you’ll quickly see that 21st century C rocks. Set up a C programming environment with shell facilities, makefiles, text editors, debuggers, and memory checkers Use Autotools, C’s de facto cross-platform package manager Learn about the problematic C concepts too useful to discard Solve C’s string-building problems with C-standard functions Use modern syntactic features for functions that take structured inputs Build high-level, object-based libraries and programs Perform advanced math, talk to internet servers, and run databases with existing C libraries This edition also includes new material on concurrent threads, virtual tables, C99 numeric types, and other features.
Author: Bradley L. Jones
Publisher: Sams Publishing
Release Date: 2013-10-07
Sams Teach Yourself C Programming in One Hour a Day, Seventh Edition is the newest version of the worldwide best-seller Sams Teach Yourself C in 21 Days. Fully revised for the new C11 standard and libraries, it now emphasizes platform-independent C programming using free, open-source C compilers. This edition strengthens its focus on C programming fundamentals, and adds new material on popular C-based object-oriented programming languages such as Objective-C. Filled with carefully explained code, clear syntax examples, and well-crafted exercises, this is the broadest and deepest introductory C tutorial available. It’s ideal for anyone who’s serious about truly mastering C – including thousands of developers who want to leverage its speed and performance in modern mobile and gaming apps. Friendly and accessible, it delivers step-by-step, hands-on experience that starts with simple tasks and gradually builds to professional-quality techniques. Each lesson is designed to be completed in hour or less, introducing and clearly explaining essential concepts, providing practical examples, and encouraging you to build simple programs on your own. Coverage includes: Understanding C program components and structure Mastering essential C syntax and program control Using core language features, including numeric arrays, pointers, characters, strings, structures, and variable scope Interacting with the screen, printer, and keyboard Using functions and exploring the C Function Library Working with memory and the compiler Contents at a Glance PART I: FUNDAMENTALS OF C 1 Getting Started with C 2 The Components of a C Program 3 Storing Information: Variables and Constants 4 The Pieces of a C Program: Statements, Expressions, and Operators 5 Packaging Code in Functions 6 Basic Program Control 7 Fundamentals of Reading and Writing Information PART II: PUTTING C TO WORK 8 Using Numeric Arrays 9 Understanding Pointers 10 Working with Characters and Strings 11 Implementing Structures, Unions, and TypeDefs 12 Understanding Variable Scope 13 Advanced Program Control 14 Working with the Screen, Printer, and Keyboard PART III: ADVANCED C 15 Pointers to Pointers and Arrays of Pointers 16 Pointers to Functions and Linked Lists 17 Using Disk Files 18 Manipulating Strings 19 Getting More from Functions 20 Exploring the C Function Library 21 Working with Memory 22 Advanced Compiler Use PART IV: APPENDIXES A ASCII Chart B C/C++ Reserved Words C Common C Functions D Answers
Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-10-10
Learn the basics of programming with C with this fun and friendly guide! C offers a reliable, strong foundation for programming and serves as a stepping stone upon which to expand your knowledge and learn additional programming languages. Written by veteran For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this straightforward-but-fun beginner's guide covers the fundamentals of using C and gradually walks you through more advanced topics including pointers, linked lists, file I/O, and debugging. With a special focus on the subject of an Integrated Development Environment, it gives you a solid understanding of computer programming in general as you learn to program with C. Encourages you to gradually increase your knowledge and understanding of C, with each chapter building off the previous one Provides you with a solid foundation of understanding the C language so you can take on larger programming projects, learn new popular programming languages, and tackle new topics with confidence Includes more than 100 sample programs with code that are adaptable to your own projects Beginning Programming with C For Dummies assumes no previous programming language experience and helps you become competent and comfortable with the fundamentals of C in no time.
Author: Daniel Higginbotham
Publisher: No Starch Press
Release Date: 2015-10-16
For weeks, months —nay!—from the very moment you were born, you’ve felt it calling to you. At long last you’ll be united with the programming language you’ve been longing for: Clojure! As a Lisp-style functional programming language, Clojure lets you write robust and elegant code, and because it runs on the Java Virtual Machine, you can take advantage of the vast Java ecosystem. Clojure for the Brave and True offers a “dessert-first” approach: you’ll start playing with real programs immediately, as you steadily acclimate to the abstract but powerful features of Lisp and functional programming. Inside you’ll find an offbeat, practical guide to Clojure, filled with quirky sample programs that catch cheese thieves and track glittery vampires. Learn how to: *Wield Clojure’s core functions *Use Emacs for Clojure development *Write macros to modify Clojure itself *Use Clojure’s tools to simplify concurrency and parallel programming Clojure for the Brave and True assumes no prior experience with Clojure, the Java Virtual Machine, or functional programming. Are you ready, brave reader, to meet your true destiny? Grab your best pair of parentheses—you’re about to embark on an epic journey into the world of Clojure!
Pointers On C brings the power of pointers to your C programs. Designed for professionals and advanced students, Pointers on C provides a comprehensive resource for those needing in-depth coverage of the C programming language. An extensive explanation of pointer basics and a thorough exploration of their advanced features allows programmers to incorporate the power of pointers into their C programs. Complete coverage, detailed explanations of C programming idioms, and thorough discussion of advanced topics makes Pointers on C a valuable tutorial and reference for students and professionals alike.Highlights: Provides complete background information needed for a thorough understanding of C. Covers pointers thoroughly, including syntax, techniques for their effective use and common programming idioms in which they appear. Compares different methods for implementing common abstract data structures. Offers an easy, conversant writing style to clearly explain difficult topics, and contains numerous illustrations and diagrams to help visualize complex concepts. Includes Programming Tips, discussing efficiency, portability, and software engineering issues, and warns of common pitfalls using Caution! Sections. Describes every function on the standard C library. 0673999866B04062001
Try making programs of your own and see where it leads you! In this book, we are going to give you an overview of the concepts that you have to understand before you actually start programming in the C language. We will explain to you the different elements that you ought to know about before you go and delve into developing more complex programs for different operating systems. TheC programming language has many benefits. However, it also has numerous little aspects that can leave you perplexed. Not being able to understand these aspects can definitely cause you problems in the future.In this book, we're going to talk about what those elements are. We are also going to talk about what C is, where it came from, and all of the fundamental concepts that you have to understand before you actually start programming. In addition, we'll also teach you how to setup and use the Code Blocks IDE , which will help you greatly when programming in the C language . In this book you'll learn: Introduction to C Programming Language Staring Your First C Project The Old I/O The C Language Variables Character I/O Functions in C Math Operators C Language Comparisons Anatomy of a Function Working with Strings C Language Constants C language Arrays C Language Structures C Language Time Functions C Language Variables Scroll back and download your copy today!
Author: Que Education & Training
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1994
The newest edition of this revolutionary book-comprehensive coverage with liberal use of program listing call-outs and cross-referencing.Short chapters make for quick progress and easy learningFeatures extensive use of icons, illustrations, and margin notesPresents complex programming logic in easy-to-understand pseudocode resembling simple sentences