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C API?

Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?

Regards,
Thomas
Feb 19 '06 #1
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Thomas Barth wrote:
Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?

Just about every operating system ships with online manuals for the
standard C library. Use man on UNIX/Linux or the help built into the
IDE on Windows.

--
Ian Collins.
Feb 19 '06 #2
Thomas Barth schrieb:
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?


There is no "complete" reference to C apart from the language
standard.
If you want a C99 library reference, have a look at the
information offered on dinkumware.com; however, there are
many other library references around. Apart from that, take
a look at the Harbison&Steele C reference book.
Cheers
Michael
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E-Mail: Mine is an /at/ gmx /dot/ de address.
Feb 19 '06 #3
Thomas Barth wrote:
Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?

Regards,
Thomas


I own the following:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/cus...487693-5971007

It is a good pure libc reference, nothing more.

Sean

Feb 20 '06 #4
Am 02/19/2006 10:37 PM schrieb Ian Collins:
Thomas Barth wrote:
Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?

Just about every operating system ships with online manuals for the
standard C library. Use man on UNIX/Linux or the help built into the
IDE on Windows.


Man what? I hate the ugly man pages on Linux and they dont provide an
overview of existing functions and descriptions! Lucky me, I ve found
what I was looking for

http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/
Regards,
Thomas
Feb 20 '06 #5
Thomas Barth wrote:
Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?


The following links may help:

www-ccs.ucsd.edu/c/
http://www.dinkumware.com/manuals/reader.aspx?lib=c99
www.lysator.liu.se/c/
www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg14/

The last link gives access to online, publically available, drafts of
the lastest standard for C.

Feb 20 '06 #6
Thomas Barth wrote
(in article <45************@individual.net>):
Am 02/19/2006 10:37 PM schrieb Ian Collins:
Thomas Barth wrote:
Hi,
I am just looking for a complete reference to C, but I only can find
books teaching C. Other programming languages have got websites to look
up functions and other informations. Do you know a list of all C
functions with their appropriate header files?

Just about every operating system ships with online manuals for the
standard C library. Use man on UNIX/Linux or the help built into the
IDE on Windows.


Man what? I hate the ugly man pages on Linux and they dont provide an
overview of existing functions and descriptions! Lucky me, I ve found
what I was looking for

http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/


Danger. Not everything in there is "standard C".

If you really want the straight scoop, you could buy the
standard, but may find it hard to read. You could use something
like C A Reference Manual by Harbison and Steele to good effect
however.

--
Randy Howard (2reply remove FOOBAR)
"The power of accurate observation is called cynicism by those
who have not got it." - George Bernard Shaw

Mar 4 '06 #7

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