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

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Dedication

This book is dedicated to my parents. Thanks for the encouragement and early programming start (see anecdote)!

Author’s anecdote: In the early 1980s a father and son sat down in front of a state-of-the-art home computer, equipped with a pencil, paper, programming book, and nothing more than the faintest idea about programming.

They did, however, have an idea revolving around an animated Christmas card that would display graphics of a tree and include the names of the guests invited to a Christmas party. Maybe it could even play a seasonal tune.

Over time, they looked up only what they needed to know to achieve their goal. They studied individual commands that seemed appropriate. They put together a working program, complete with ...

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