| ||Ask HN: I use and love Python. What's the best book to learn C ?|
43 points by nailer 2861 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 52 comments |
|So it's 2010. I know enough C to be able to read and patch small apps where I find bugs, but I'd like to sit down and properly learn the language, in a way that encourages neat, usable code for my colleagues, that meets whatever the current standards are for C and covers modern topics like threading. I'm planning on using this to develop Python modules or hack on small Unix tools.|
I've previously read K and R and found it understandable but a little boring. I really like the Head First series (but alas they have no C book) or anything with lots of examples.
What's the best introduction to C book you'd recommend?
Edit: Thankyou to everyone who's responded.
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