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Mastering C Pointers - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780126974096, 9781483299433

Mastering C Pointers

2nd Edition

Tools for Programming Power

Author: Robert J. Traister
eBook ISBN: 9781483299433
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 1993
Page Count: 163
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If you don't fully understand C pointers and how they are used, you're not getting the most out of C programming. This book features complete coverage on using and controlling C language pointers to make C applications more powerful and expressive. This new edition is completely updated and revised to reflect the changes that have been brought about with the full adoption of ANSI C. All discussions and program examples have been updated, and reading materials necessary for any modern ANSI C programmer have also been added.

Includes one 3 1/2" disk containing all of the working programs and modules found in the book.
System Requirements: 286 or higher IBM PC or compatible.

Key Features

  • Includes three entirely new chapters and many new or revised programs covering the latest techniques and advances in C
    * Provides a 3.5" disk containing all of the working programs and modules found within the text
    * Explains pointers in a friendly, easy-to-follow style to allow for quick implentation of new techniques
    * Serves as a useful tool to both beginning and intermediate programmers for mastering pointers
    * Includes numerous examples to provide continued reinforcement of techniques


AUDIENCE: Beginning or intermediate programmers in C, software developers, programming students, and sophisticated computer hackers.

Table of Contents

C Language and Pointers. A Personal Background. A First Step to Learning Pointers. A Second Step to Learning Pointers. Declared Pointers and Their Operations. String Pointers. Pointers and Memory Allocation. Pointers and Memory Allocation Functions. Pointers and Functions. Pointers and Structs. Pointers and Unions. Pointers to Pointers. Source Code Format. Subject Index.


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Robert J. Traister

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