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I've been reading up on/learning C for a week or two and was wondering if anybody could recommend some extremely well documented open-source projects I could study?

Things like sourceforge are great and so on, but there's a great deal of things I don't understand about most of the projects on there and could do with a bit more hand-holding to begin with.


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Some of these are in C - aosabook.org/en/index.html . But these are architectural views, so these will give you a high level overview, not code level. –  talonx Jun 20 '11 at 9:32
Some interesting stuff, will add to my 'to read' list. :) –  Anonymous Jun 20 '11 at 9:37
Possible duplicate - programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/294/… –  ChrisF Jun 20 '11 at 10:50
learning C for a week? maybe you should first solve some easy problems, learn syntax, only then you will be prepared for reading open source code –  Sergey Jun 20 '11 at 15:27
I feel comfortable using C to solve some simple problems, tackled a few on project euler and feel comfortable with the syntax of the language, so wanting to look at things a bit more complicated, but not overwhelmingly so. –  Anonymous Jun 20 '11 at 15:28

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How about the GNU Core Utilities? That's a collection of programs ranging from the very simple to the fairly simple, tried and tested, not overcomplicated, and with decent comments (in the bits i've looked at). You can read the source here:

And download it nearby.

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Will take a look. :) –  Anonymous Jun 20 '11 at 13:04

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