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Just Enough C/C++ Programming by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

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Recap

You learned in the first chapters of the book how a variable is used in C, and in this chapter you extended your knowledge by adding a clear definition of the available built-in types. You can extend this range with complex types containing items of a specific type (which may also be a complex type).

You can also create collections of data referred to as arrays, which provide a series of numbered variable slots into which data of a single specific type can be placed. Memory can also be set aside to hold such collections.

The C language has built-in operators for assigning, manipulating, and comparing numerical values. For other data types, special functions must be built to enable comparison of complex data types or arrays. For string manipulation, ...

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