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The K&R style works for old Unix mainframe command-line programs that exit after a simple task and leave the cleanup to the OS; where input is only from trusted experts; and most functions are only called internally to the program. The environment is very different today. This style will get your server owned by hackers, or crash it due to a memory leak, etc. You will have to unlearn what you've learned from this book to use C correctly in the real world today. See More
Learn C The Hard Way states in the preface that it is not for first-time programmers. If you don't have any background with programming, they suggest you start with Learn Python The Hard Way. Some readers suggest that this book is better suited for developers with at least some experience in C. See More
The course is very fast-paced. Weekly suggested readings are usually a couple of chapters from two different text books, there are hours of videos each week, plus problem sets that often take a beginner many hours to complete. In order to keep up with the course, you have to be prepared to put in a lot of hours. See More
Hackr.io provides a curated list of best c prog resources. It saves a lot of time for newbies. See More
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This book, as the title suggests, is really aimed at people with no prior programming experience. Fundamentals are gone through in detail (such as loops, variables etc.), which would be quite a slow review for someone with experience in another language. See More
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