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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What This Book Is C Traps And Pitfalls aims to ppitfalls defensive programming by showing how other people, anddrew experienced professionals, have gotten themselves into trouble.

However, other traps and pitfalls remain relevant getchar returns an int, not a char; the preprocessor doesn’t always do what you think; operator precedence can cause trouble; etc. If you do anything important in C, you must read this book. Programmers can get themselves into trouble in any language.

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Lots of “gotchas” and subtle details you trxps not have realized when you first learned C.

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C traps and pitfalls Author: The decade that followed gave me ample experience in how C programmers including me can get themselves into trouble if they’re not certain of what they’re doing. The dangling else problem.


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