C Programming Cookbook

Publisher: Packt Publishing Release date: 2019-03-29
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A comprehensive guide with curated recipes to help you gain a deeper understanding of modern C.Key FeaturesLearn how to make your applications swift and robust by leveraging powerful features of CUnderstand the workings of arrays, strings, functions, and more down to how they operate in memoryMaster process synchronization during multi-tasking and server-client process communicationBook DescriptionC is a high-level language that's popular among developers. It enables you to write drivers for different devices, access machine-level hardware, apply dynamic memory allocation, and much more. With self-contained tutorials, known as recipes, this book will guide you in dealing with C and its idiosyncrasies and help you benefit from its latest features.Beginning with common tasks, each recipe addresses a specific problem followed by explaining the solution to get you acquainted with what goes on under the hood. You will explore core concepts of the programming language, including how to work with strings, pointers, and single and multi-dimensional arrays. You will also learn how to break a large application into small modules by creating functions, handling files, and using a database. Finally, the book will take you through advanced concepts such as concurrency and interprocess communication.By the end of this book, you'll have a clear understanding and deeper knowledge of C programming, which will help you become a better developer.What you will learnManipulate single and multi-dimensional arraysPerform complex operations on strings Understand how to use pointers and memory optimallyDiscover how to use arrays, functions, and strings to make large applicationsImplement multitasking using threads and process synchronizationEstablish communication between two or more processes using different techniquesStore simple text in files and store data in a databaseWho this book is forIf you're a programmer with basic experience in C and want to leverage its features through modern programming practices, then this book is for you.

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Additional Information

Genre: Computing: general

Collection: Packt Publishing

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 344

ISBN: 9781789612431

Additional Information

Genre: Computing: general

Collection: Packt Publishing

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 344

ISBN: 9781789612431

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