C Traps and Pitfalls has 70 ratings and 10 reviews. David said: Very good book, possible my third best book on C after K&R and ‘Expert C Programming’.T. This book helps to prevent such problems by showing how C programmers get themselves into trouble. Each of the book’s many examples has trapped a. In addition to its examples, C Traps and Pitfalls offers adviceon: avoiding off-by- one errors understanding and constructing function declarations understanding.

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The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Even C experts come across problems that require days of debugging to fix. Paperbackpages. You already recently rated this item.

C Programming Language, 2nd Edition. I have tried here to distill a decade of C experience into a compact form in the hope that you, the reader, will be able to avoid some of the stupid mistakes I’ve made and seen others make. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

I would describe myself as a very competent C programmer, but by no means an expert. Every programming language has aspects that are most likely to cause trouble for people not yet thoroughly familiar with them. Asa Myth rated it liked it Nov 06, C Traps and Pitfalls teaches how the peculiarities of the C language make it easy for the intended behavior of a program and the actual behavior of a program to differ.

This book is not a cookbook.

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I started collecting C problems in and published the collection as an internal paper at the end of that year. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. This is a small book, and I read a chapter or two every night for a few days.


This book helps to prevent such problems by showing how C programmers get themselves into trouble.

C Traps and Pitfalls by Andrew Koenig

English View all editions and formats Summary:. C Traps and Pitfalls av Andrew Koenig. However, there seems to be little that this book covers that “Expert C Programming: For brevity, I’ve mentioned only taps first person to report any particular problem to me. Definitely it had to be a must in the shelf of every software developer back in the 80’s, but today it is very outdated.

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Operators don’t always have the precedence you want. Harold King rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Daniel Souza rated it it was amazing Oct 13, C traps and pitfalls.

These mistakes are generally easy to avoid once seen and understood, so the emphasis is on specific examples rather than generalities. Find a copy online Links to this item Table of contents. Trivia About C Traps and Pitfalls. Perhaps my original C text wasn’t the best to begin with, but the proper usage of many aspects of C have been explained to me with this text, such as safely writing macros and using the static keyword especially with multiple-file programsjust to name a few.

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Remember me on this computer. Macros are not functions.

A Modern Approach, 2nd Edition. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Returning a value from main. One person found this helpful. Jan 31, Yinghao Wang rated it liked it. Name conflicts and the static modifier. Counting and asymmetric bounds. You may have already requested this item. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Lots of “gotchas” and subtle details you may not have realized when you first learned C. This is not simply a list of puzzles, this book discusses real problems that one encounters when writing C code.

C Traps and Pitfalls

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Bloggat om C Traps and Pitfalls. Advice — Answers — Appendix: An excellent second book on C; wish I’d had it way back in my first C programming course. Your rating has been recorded. This book is not intended to teach you how to program in C see Kernighan and Ritchie: The name field is required.