Higher Education

A First Book of ANSI C, 4th Edition

  • Gary J. Bronson Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • ISBN-10: 1418835560  |  ISBN-13: 9781418835569
  • 768 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 1996, 1993
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $130.75

About

Overview

This fourth edition of Gary Bronson's classic text implements the C99 standard in all discussion and example programs.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes updated programs and descriptions that reflect C99 standards, including new data types and features supporting the newer C standard.
  • Contains a new Common Compiler Errors section in each chapter designed to help students avoid coding problems.
  • Features Case Studies that deal with real-world programming applications.
  • Offers multiple sections dealing with input-data validation.
  • Stresses the modular nature of the C language and details the creation of a personal library.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FUNDAMENTALS
1. Introduction to Computer Programming
2. Getting Started in C Programming
3. Processing and Interactive Input
PART TWO: FLOW OF CONTROL
4. Selection
5. Repetition
6. Modularity Using Functions: Part I
7. Modularity Using Functions: Part II
PART THREE: COMPLETING THE BASICS
8. Arrays
9. Character Strings
10. Data Files
PART FOUR: ADDITIONAL TOPICS
11. Arrays, Addresses, and Pointers
12. Structures
13. Dynamic Data Structures
14. Additional Capabilities
15. A Brief Introduction to C++
16. Fundamentals of C++ (Online Only)
17. Additional C++ Class Capabilities (Online Only)
Appendices
A: Operator Precedence Table
B: ASCII Character Codes
C: Standard C Library
D: Input, Output, and Standard Error Redirection
E: Floating-Point Number Storage
F: Creating a Personal Library
G: Solutions to Short Answer Questions

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1418837105 | ISBN-13: 9781418837105)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary J. Bronson

Dr. Gary J. Bronson is a Professor of Information Systems at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he has twice been voted Teacher of the Year. Dr. Bronson has worked as a senior project engineer at Lockheed Electronics, has been an invited instructor and consultant to Bell Laboratories, and has served as a software consultant to a number of Wall Street financial firms. He has also authored several successful programming textbooks on C, C++, and Java™ as well as articles on teaching Excel® using incrementally reinforcing case studies.