E.2. PROGRAMMING BOOKS
not source code. The software can read images in the TIFF, GIF, BMP, and
PCX le formats. This book blends theory, practice, and enough source code
to make it very worthwhile.
E.2 Programming Books
Jack Purdum, \C Programming Guide," 1983, Que Corp., Indianapolis, In-
diana. ISBN 0-88022-022-8.
You need to start somewhere, and this is where I learned how to program in
C. This book may be hard to nd, but it is very hard to beat as a place to
Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie, \The C Programming Lan-
guage," Second Edition, 1988, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Clis, New Jersey.
You can’t program in C without this on the shelf.
Andrew Oram and Steve Talbott, \Managing Projects with make," 1991,
O’Reilly & Associates, Sebastopol, California. ISBN 0-937175-90-0.
This is the best tutorial available on makeles. It is a must if you plan to
write any programs that comprise more than one source code le.
Steve Oualline, \C Elements of Style," 1992, M&T Publishing, San Mateo,
California. ISBN 1-55851- 291-8.
This is a good text on how to write C programs that you and others can
read, understand, and maintain. This is an increasingly important topic in
programming. The text also has a chapter on good style forwriting makeles.
P.J. Plauger, \The Standard C Library," 1992, Prentice-Hall, Englewood
Clis, New Jersey. ISBN 0-13-131509-9.
This text spells out the standard library in great detail. An excellent refer-