Lesson 2. The Components of a C Program

Every C program consists of several components combined in a specific way. Most of this book is devoted to explaining these various program components and how you use them. To help illustrate the overall picture, you should begin by reviewing a complete (though small) C program with all its components identified. In this lesson you learn:

Image The components of a short C program

Image The purpose of each program component

How to compile and run a sample program

A Short C Program

Listing 2.1 presents the source code ...

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