Primer Plus, after more than ten years, continues to offer a mature, complete tutorial on subjects core to programmers and developers, who are serious about having a thorough understanding of relevant technologies as a basis for continued learning. With C Primer Plus, Fourth Edition, you will have a solid groundwork in the fundamentals of C programming. As with all of the previous editions, author Stephen Prata's aim has been to create an introduction to C that is instructive, clear, and insightful. Programming concepts are explained along with details of the C language. Many short, easily typed examples illustrate just one or two concepts at a time, encouraging readers to master new topics by immediately putting them to use. Finally, review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter punctuate the most critical information and help readers digest the most difficult concepts. A friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide, this book will be appropriate for serious students of programming, as well as developers proficient in other languages with a desire to better understand the fundamentals of this core language. The emergence of a new standard for C-C99-necessitated the updating of this text. C Primer Plus, Fourth Edition, will cover key new features introduced by this standard, and will provide the information and insight you need on such topics as: Extended integer types; Expanded character support; Boolean support; Variable-length arrays; Compound literals; Designated initializers; Expanded computational support; Inline function.