[ubuntu-uk] C/C++ Development

Jim Kissel jlk at osml.eu
Thu Nov 1 18:36:00 GMT 2007

Jai Harrison wrote:
> Guys,
> Where is the best place to start with C/C++ development from a Linux
> (or GTK) perspective? Note that I haven't differentiated between C and
> C++. This is because I do not mind which I use. I've been looking on
> GNU's website and they feature a manual on glibc (which is a definite
> advantage if I use C). Where as C++ has cppreference.com (which I've
> been informed is quite out-of-date).
> Regardless of which of the two languages I use, I will probably be in
> need of some tutorials (please, Linux or GTK based as oppose to a
> Windows users' one). I don't yet have the hacker skills that some of
> you might so I would be very grateful for a ground-base instead of
> just diving into the glibc manual and trying to teach myself.

For 'C' I would suggest "The C Programming Language by Kernighan and 
Ritchie, second edition.  ISBN 0-12-110163-3
The Unix Programming Environment by Kernighan and Pike.  ISBN 0-13-937681-x

> Jai

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