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    Hi all,

    I'm interested in fooling around with microcontrollers, specifically the Arduino platform, and its programming is done in what is apparently a somewhat simplified version of C. Since my programming experience is limited to making ASCII rocketships scroll up the screen of a Commodore PET way back in grade school, I've got some catching up to do.

    That's where all of you experienced C programmers come in. I'm looking for a few pointers on the best resource for learning the basics of C programming, whether it be a book, software package, website, whatever.

    Thanks!

    Eric

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    Eric,

    I used to teach C and the two books on my must have list are:
    "The C Programming Language, 2nd Ed." Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie, ISBN:0-13-11-362 - This is basically the Bible for the C language even though it's not a large book.
    "C The Complete Reference" Herbert Schildt, ISBN: 0-07-881263-1 - This is the book I used as the course text reference.

    C is a great language...good luck in your quest!
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    Thanks, RG. I'll head to the library and see what I can find...

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