2. How Do I Get Started in C?

With the main() Function

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You get to see your first C program in this chapter! Please don’t try to understand every character of the C programs discussed here. Relax and just get familiar with the look and feel of C. After a while you will begin to recognize elements common to all C programs.

Getting a Glimpse

This section shows you a short but complete C program and discusses another program that appears in Appendix B. Both programs contain common and different elements. The first program is extremely simple. Here it is:

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