In This Chapter
• Saving time with compound operators
• Fitting compound operators into the order of operators
• Typecasting your variables
As you can see from Table 9.1 in the last chapter, C has a rich assortment of operators. Many operators help C keep its command vocabulary small. C doesn’t have many commands, but it has a lot more operators than in most other programming languages; whereas most computer programming languages have relatively few operators and lots of commands, C retains its succinct nature by providing many powerful operators.
This chapter explores a few more operators that you need as you write programs. The compound assignment operators and the typecast operator ...