hi guyz
Am new to Daniweb.I am Vinay Kumar,currently doing 1st year CS in india.
I did an intrductory course in computing last sem.I learnt some java.
Now I want to learn c seriously.
Please help me by suggesting some books,online tutorials etc.
Thanking you

12 Years
Discussion Span
Last Post by Acidburn

hey b4 goin for online tutorials first switch to ur books.....I think for begenners Yashwant karnetkar's book in c is best.....or u can also follow deitel & deitel - C how to program...however for any prob feel free to post ur query


Hi people,
I am learning c.
I use gcc compiler.PLz find out the error in this code.
int a,b;
printf("The numbers are %d and %d."&a,&b);
when I run this,I got some strange negative numbers all times.I first thought it might be because numbers were outside the int range in c.But later I found out for any int
they are giving negative results.


you cannot use & operators to print variable value

in the printf statement use a,b instead of &a and &b

if I'm correct the & operator will print the value of the address stored at that location, rather than obtain the value in that memory location?

ie if a = 8; is stored in chip 1000

putting the &a will print out 1000 as opposed to printing out a which would be 8

This article has been dead for over six months. Start a new discussion instead.
Be sure to adhere to our posting rules.