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C How to Program, Fifth Edition by H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Computers, the Internet and the Web

 

Things are always at their best in their beginning.

 
 --Blaise Pascal
 

The chief merit of language is clearness.

 
 --Galen
 

Our life is frittered away by detail. ... Simplify, simplify.

 
 --Henry David Thoreau
 

He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.

 
 --Thomas B. Macaulay
 

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.

 
 --John F. Kennedy
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In this chapter, you will learn:

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Basic computer concepts.

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The different types of programming languages.

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The history of the C programming language.

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The purpose of the C Standard Library.

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