OT: Books on C programming - any suggestions?

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Mon Feb 16 18:34:04 UTC 2015


On Mon, 16 Feb 2015 18:15:19 +0000 (UTC)
Dan Purgert <dan at djph.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:14:09 +0100, Petter Adsen wrote:
> 
> > I've been looking to take up C programming for Linux/UN*X systems.
> > I had a look at it a few years back, but got sidetracked. Has
> > anyone got any suggestions for good books? I already have the K&R
> > book, but I need more material.
> 
> 
> Not sure specifically about the C books, but the books by O'Reilly
> Media to be good for Perl and Python.  

Thank you all for your advice, you've been really helpful. I've always
been fond of the O'Reilly books myself, so I've been thinking about
picking up "Practical C Programming", but I don't know how good it is.

> Specifically, I'm talking about the ones with the animals on the
> front. Not really sure the distinction why some get  animals and
> others don't, but the ones without the animal covers I've found to be
> simply awful.

Anything with animals is always better :)

Petter, cat "owner" :)


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