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 dangling else andrfw. This book helps to prevent such problems by showing how C programmers get themselves into trouble. Advice — Answers — Appendix: I highly recommend this book for students and practicing programmers alike. One less star for no update in last twenty years. A Reference Manual, 5th Edition. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

The most dated thing is an appendix which covers varargs.

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I picked up quite a few nuggets from reading it. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. To ask other readers questions about C Traps and Pitfallsplease sign up. This book helps to prevent such problems byshowing how C programmers get themselves into trouble.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Some of the lessons are a lot less applicable now, but the entirety of the book is an interesting glance into history and explains many of the reasons C is the way it is! Andreew Traps and Pitfalls av Andrew Koenig. May 05, e rated it it was kownig. Read reviews that mention must read traps and pitfalls highly recommend recommend this book good book programming programmer language programmers program coding details expert.

To preface my review, I learned how andred program in C four years ago as an undergraduate engineer, but didn’t really get into it until I started my graduate studies about a year and a half ago.

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Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. And the macro definition of varargs in the appendix was interesting. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’ll illustrate one of my favorite quotes with a code example closely adapted from the koeig, in a section on ensuring that your output buffers are flushed so that error messages don’t go into the bit bucket. This book belongs on your shelf if you are using C at all seriously, even if you are an expert: Pages with related products.


I piftalls 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. The book’s experienced author, Koenig, follows up with examples and helpful advice on many of these “pitfalls. The book offers advice on: People learn most effectively through experience–their own or someone else’s.

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Tools that are comfortable after experience are often more difficult to pitgalls at first than those that feel right immediately. A book that stands out from the herd.