C study buddy?

Sam Stuewe samuel.stuewe at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 01:39:17 UTC 2018


On 11/16/18, Joe Nelson <joe at begriffs.com> wrote:
> Hey all, I'm learning C programming comprehensively in several
> stages. The first stage was just the language itself and portability
> concerns. I've finished most of the exercises in K&R, and also read
> two books about portability. As a result of that, I wrote this
> article about various surprising architectures and their C compilers:
> https://begriffs.com/posts/2018-11-15-c-portability.html
I saw the post; lovely to stroll down memory lane! Well put together. :)

> The next stage is learning the ANSI standard library. I bought and
> intend to read "The Standard C Library" by P. J. Plauger. He was part
> of the design committee and discusses the motivation and choices behind
> the library. The book walks you through actually writing the standard
> library from scratch, and demonstrates subtle parts of the code. It also
> demonstrates doing precision math.
Sounds like a great next step!

> Would anyone like to pair program this with me on the frostbyte server?
Walking through exercises in the book, or on a specific project? I'm
open to talking about projects/exercises and possible solutions
anytime!

All the best,

-Sam


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