Monday, October 25, 2010

Getting Started With C

Communicating with a computer involves speaking the language the computer understands , which immediately rules out English as the language of communication with computer .
However , there is a close analogy between learning English language and learning C language . The classical method of learning English is to first learn alphabets used in the language , then learn to combine these alphabets to form words , which in turn are combined to form sentences , and sentences are used to form paragraphs .

Learning C is also quite similar first we will learn what are alphabets , digits , special symbols . Then using these we will form tokens (constants , variables keywords) . Then using these we will form in instructions . Then by the help of number of instruction we can able to write programs in C.

Steps in English language

Alphabets ------> Words ------> Sentences ------> Paragraphs

Steps in C programming Language

Alphabets                            Constants  
Digits                 ------>       Variables      ------> Instructions ------> Program
Special Symbols                   Keywords

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