Designed to make programs portable, fast, and compact. C is the language of choice for many programmers. This month's theme articles survey the reasons why.
[author : Bruce Roberts]
A happy medium between low- and high-level languages, C provides a model for efficient programming.
[author : Stephen C. Johnson and Brian W. Kernighan]
A guided tour through Cs keywords and functions.
[author : James Joyce]
A look at which compilers for CP/M-86 systems are best suited to particular purposes, most cost-effective, and easiest to use.
[author : Jerry Houston, Jim Brodrick, and Les Kent]
[author : Christopher O. Kern]
A discriminating look at the C compilers available for this lucrative software market.
[author : Ralph A. Phraner]
Choosing a good programming environment can affect programming ease and code quality more than you might imagine.
[author : Jason Linhart]
An overview of Bell Laboratories' Unix operating system and its toolbox of utilities.
[author : David Fiedler]
A guide to materials, courses, and on-line instruction in C.
[author : Walter Zintz]
How to use Unix and C to design programs that in turn will help you to design other programs.
[author : Rebecca Thomas]
A look at how compatible the standard C compiler is when it's used under CP/M.
[author : Matthew Halfant]
Where to find books, articles, and reviews on C. Features
[author : Terry A. Ward]
Now your computer can communicate over electrical power wiring.
[author : Steve Ciarcia]
Execute compiler programs at the rate of assembly-language programs, but at a fraction of the effort and cost.
[author : Dennis Leas and Paul Wintz]
A flicker-free animation scheme for the Apple II.
[author : Richard T. Simoni Jr.]
Jerry looks at programming languages, from APL to Modula-2.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
This software utility makes it easy to add powerful floating-point, integer, and BCD arithmetic operations from assembly language.
[author : Tim Field]
Cartesian coordinates are not always the best choice for all plotting tasks.
[author : Roger Millikan]
Microsoft's chairman of the board analyzes today's software issues and predicts the directions software will take tomorrow.
[author : William Gates]
In the last article of this series, the author discusses program transfers, string manipulations, and processor-control instructions.
[author : Stephen A. Heywood]
Our resident user reviews new products and answers some old mail.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Modular routines are well suited to speech synthesis and analysis.
[author : John E. Hoot]
Adding on-line instructions that will come to your aid anywhere in application software.
[author : AI Evans]