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 progress. So far, I've bought a book called "The C Programming Language", and my "hello, world" application compiles. Thank you for the thoughtful reply. Beau > 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.