Let Us C is a popular introductory book to the world of C programming. Its simple and approachable style has kept it a popular resource for newbies for many years.
Summary Of The Book
With the expanding horizon of digital technology, there is also an increasing need for software professionals with a good command of a variety of programming languages. The C language is one of the basic skill sets in a programmer’s portfolio.
There has been an explosion in the number of programming languages and different development platforms. However, the C programming language has retained its popularity across the decades.
Let Us C is a great resource from which one can learn C programming. It does not assume any previous knowledge of C or even the basics of programming. It covers everything from basic programming concepts and fundamental C programming constructs.
The book explains basic concepts like data types and control structures, decision control structure and loops, creating functions and using the standard C library. It also covers C preprocessor directives, handling strings, and error handling.
It also discusses C programming under different environments like Windows and Linux. The book uses a lot of programming examples to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of the various C features.
This book also aims to help prepare readers not just for the theoretical exams, but also the practical ones. It builds their C programming skills. It also helps in getting through job interviews. There is a separate section in the book that discusses the most Frequently Asked Questions in job interviews.
This is the 13th edition of the book and it covers all levels of C programming, from basic to intermediate and advanced levels of expertise. With clear concept coverage, simple instructions and many illustrative examples, Let Us C teaches programming and C language features effectively and easily.
About Yashavant Kanetkar
Yashavant Kanetkar is a popular writer of books on computer science and programming.
Other books by Kanetkar are C Pearls, Exploring C, C#.NET Fundas, Direct X Game Programming Fundas, Test Your C Skill, and Data Structure Through C.
Yashavant Kanetkar earned his BE from VJTI, Mumbai, and has an MTech from IIT, Kanpur. He is the author of many books on programming languages including C, Java and C#, and technologies like COM and DirectX. His books have been highly popular among software students and professionals. Kanetkar has been presented with awards like MVP and Best .Net Technical Contributor by Microsoft.
- Getting Started, C Instructions, The Decision Control Structure, The Loop Control Structure ,The Case Control Structure ,Functions and Pointers
- Data Types Revisited, The C Preprocessor, Arrays, Strings, Structures, Console Input/ Output, File Input/ Output,
- More Issues In Input/ Output, Operations On Bits, Miscellaneous Features, C Under Linux, Interview FAQs
Appendix A – Compilation and Execution
Appendix B – Precedence Table
Appendix C – Chasing the Bugs
Appendix D – ASCII Chart
never a book for beginners
13 May, 2013
2 May, 2014
avoid at all cost, even if your college prescribes it!
14 Feb, 2012
This book will ruin your understanding, not recommended at all
14 Mar, 2012
Boon for beginners
26 Aug, 2012
15 Sep, 2016
Melody of Love & Wonder
6 Oct, 2012
This is trash.
2 Feb, 2016
22 Nov, 2011
If u know what is i++; then don't buy this book!
16 Jun, 2012