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From: Stuart Herbert <stuart@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] OT: A good book on C programming
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2003 02:29:04
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] OT: A good book on C programming by Gavin Henry
1 On Sunday 28 December 2003 12:30 am, Gavin Henry wrote:
2 > I need some good books. I used to have one called "A Book On C", but sold
3 > it, and I have been reading various tutorials on the web and the many
4 > devoted websites.
5 >
6 > Anyone have any recommendations?
8 Kernighan & Ritchie - Ansi C (2nd Ed) - it's the only C programming book a C
9 programmer needs.
11 > One more question, should I go for C or C++? Which will benefit me more
12 > with GNU/Linux?
14 Depends what you want to do. KDE (and a few other toolkits) require C++,
15 Gnome's GTK (and the majority of libraries) are written in C.
17 Best regards,
18 Stu
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Re: [gentoo-dev] OT: A good book on C programming Adam Mercer <r.a.mercer@×××××××××××××.uk>
Re: [gentoo-dev] OT: A good book on C programming Christian Gut <cycloon@×××××××.org>