You will learn about the following in this chapter:
gets(), puts(), strcat(), strncat(), strcmp(), strncmp()
strcpy(), strncpy(), sprintf(), strchr()
Creating and using strings
Using several string and character functions from the C library and creating your own string functions
Using command-line arguments
Character strings are one of the most useful and important data types in C. You have been using character strings all along, but there still is much to learn about them. Of course, you already know the most basic fact: A character string is a char array terminated with a null character (\0). Therefore, what you've learned about arrays and pointers carries over to character strings. But ...