The Skeleton of a C Program

  • Robin Jones
  • Ian Stewart


Let’s now turn our attention to what a C program looks like. All C programs consist of a series of functions. A function is somewhat like a BASIC subroutine. The primary difference is that a C function has a built-in mechanism for communicating values to the program which called it (and for accepting values from the calling program).


Main Program Curly Bracket Astronomical Unit Compound Statement Radio Message 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin Jones
    • 1
  • Ian Stewart
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer UnitSouth Kent College of TechnologyFolkestoneEngland
  2. 2.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventryEngland

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