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Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets By Peter van der Linden
Published June 1994
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This is a very different book on the C language! In an easy, conversational style, Peter van der Linden, of Sun's compiler and OS kernel group, presents dozens of astonishing examples drawn from practical experience, including:

* Software that blew up the space probe to Venus

* The C bug that shut down the entire AT&T phone system

* C programmer job interview secrets

* Why programmers can't tell Halloween from Christmas day

* The C code for a complete BASIC interpreter

Expert C Programming reveals the coding techniques used by the best C programmers. It relates C to other languages, and includes an introduction to C++ that can be understood by an programmer without weeks of mind-bending study. Covering both the IBM PC and UNIX systems, it is an entertaining and educational romp through C showing how experts really use it. Expert C Programming is a must read for anyone who wants to learn more about the implementation, practical use, and folklore of C.

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