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Dan Gookin
  • MEAP began September 2021
  • Publication in Spring 2022 (estimated)
  • ISBN 9781633439825
  • 425 pages (estimated)
  • printed in black & white
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Recommended to anyone who wanted to sharpen recently acquired or rusty C skills.

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Learn the big skills of C programming by creating bite-size projects! Work your way through these 21 fun and interesting tiny challenges to master essential C techniques you’ll use in full-size applications.

In Tiny C Projects you will learn how to:

  • Create libraries of functions for handy use and re-use
  • Process input through an I/O filter to generate customized output
  • Use recursion to explore a directory tree and find duplicate files
  • Develop AI for playing simple games
  • Explore programming capabilities beyond the standard C library functions
  • Evaluate and grow the potential of your programs
  • Improve code to better serve users

Tiny C Projects is an engaging collection of 21 small programming challenges! Hone and develop your C abilities with lighthearted games like Hunt the Wumpus and tic-tac-toe, utilities like a useful calendar and a mini-editor app, and thought-provoking exercises like encoding and cyphers. Every project encourages you to evolve your code, add new functions, and explore the full capabilities of C.

about the technology

C is a mature and secure language that’s perfect for everything from low-level systems programming to high performance embedded applications. The 21 fun projects in this guide demonstrate the range of C’s capabilities and give you hands-on experience with this powerful and flexible language.

about the book

Tiny C Projects builds and hones your C programming skills with interesting and exciting challenges. You’ll expand your C programming portfolio by creating useful utility programs, fun games, password generators, directory utilities, and more. Each program you create starts out simple and then deepens as you explore approaches and alternatives you can use to achieve your goals. Once you’re done, you’ll find it easy to scale up the skills you’ve learned from tiny projects into real applications.

about the reader

For C programmers of all skill levels who want to hone their skills with the language.

about the author

Dan Gookin is an author with over 30 years experience explaining complex topics in an informative and entertaining manner. His most famous work is DOS For Dummies, which established the entire For Dummies brand. In addition to writing books, Dan delivers online training for LinkedIn Learning, has his own informative YouTube channel, and serves on the city council in Coeur d’Alene Idaho.

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A great resource to understand that C is more than an embedded language in the modern development landscape!

Adhir Ramjiawan

Even people with too much experience with C will benefit from reading. The reading experience is fantastic. I never got bored, and all the steps are clearly explained.

Marco Carnini
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