C & GUI Programming

Even if you are an absolute beginner, this book will teach you all you need to know to write simple programs in C and start creating GUIs.

The first half of the book is an introduction to C, and covers the basics of writing simple command-line programs. The second half shows how to use the GTK user interface toolkit with C to create feature-rich GUI applications which can be run on the desktop.

156 pages of essential information:

  • Create simple command-line C programs
  • Control flow with conditions and loops
  • Handle variables, strings, and files
  • Design graphical user interface applications in C
  • Handle user input with buttons and menus
  • Use advanced UI features such as data stores and dialogs

An Introduction to C & GUI
Programming Learn to program in C

An Introduction to C & GUI
Programming Start creating GUIs with GTK

Errata

P26: In the Multiple Increments box, the code example should say: for (a = 0, b = 1; <test>; a++, b *= 2)