|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] C Programing Workshop
|On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 07:13:05PM -0400, Ronny Abraham wrote:
> > The King book is actually very superior to K&R. It teaches C concepts
> > exceptionally well. It's just damn expensive. I can always tell someone
> > who learned C from K&R. They tend to do some weird things.
> Hmm. What's the full name of the author? I'll take a look.
NN King from the university of Gorgia I think.
> >> The Strousberg text is a massive pain in the ass to deal with. I
> >> know, they tried using it at NYU and everyone, I mean EVERY ONE of the
> >> students bought another text to deal with the course (including me).
> >> No one understood what the hell the Professor teaching the course was
> >> saying, and he was actually pretty damn good (he's the current head of
> >> the compsci grad division).
> > Was that Meltzer? What was his name?
> Nah. it was Sasha. I think that's his name. Been a while. Great
> professor. Trouble was Strousberg is so damn ... intelligent.
> > Debugging simplifiation and reuse is the main goal OO or any other programming format.
> > I thnk your agreeing with me, not disagreeing. But if you jump straight to OO programming
> > without the grounding to procedureal programing, you won't have a damn clue what your code
> > does, let alone how it affects security or what it does in gdb.
> > Remember -> In, Out, Side Affect, Repeat.....
> Well, that was pretty much how we were taught ... Assembly, then C,
> then pick stuff up.
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