In This Chapter
• Understanding the basics of C programming
• Finding and installing a C compiler
• Learning the steps of the programming process
Although some people consider C to be difficult to learn and use, you’ll soon see that they are wrong. C is touted as being a cryptic programming language, and it can be—but a well-written C program is just as easy to follow as a program written in any other programming language. The demand for programmers and developers today is high, and learning C is an effective foundation to build the skills needed in a variety of fields, including app development, game programming, and so much more.
If you’ve never written a program in your life, this chapter ...