[thechat] C Programming and the web

Beau Hartshorne beau at members.evolt.org
Tue May 28 13:57:01 CDT 2002

I've always wanted to learn C, and I'm looking forward to applying it to
web application development. I'll try to keep everyone posted with my

So far, I've bought a book called "The C Programming Language", and my
"hello, world" application compiles.

Thank you for the thoughtful reply.


> I hope you enjoy learning C. Good C programmers tend to be decent at
> any other language they attempt, because they understand how the
> machine "thinks" and learn how to organize their work. Try to teach a
> BASIC programmer Java, or teach a Java programmer COBOL, and they are
> often hopelessly lost, but a good C programmer is different.

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