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Getting Started with the C Language

by Giovanni Dicanio

This course will teach you in a practical way, with a combination of slides and demo code, the basic aspects of the C programming language and tools, so that you can be productive with the C language, and be able to write beginning applications in C.

What you'll learn

In this course you will learn the basic aspects of the C language programming and tools you will need to be productive with the C language.

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Course FAQ

What is C language programming?

The C language is a widely accepted programming language for operating systems and applications. It is used to create applications and break down complex progams into simpler programs called funtions.

Who is this C language course for?

This course is for anyone that wants to learn more about the C programming language. This is a beginner course so all are welocme with no previous experience or knowledge needed. If you are looking for a career in software development or IT, this course is for you.

What will I learn in this C language course?

In this C course you will learn the basics of the language and how to use the different tools to write applications in C. You will learn the syntax for basic decision making in C, how to create variables, how to process data with operators, how to work with strings, how to create functions, and much much more.

What prerequisites are needed?

There are no prerequisites needed to take this C programming language course. Basic coding knowledge is always a plus but not required to get started learning the C language.

About the author

Giovanni Dicanio is a computer programmer specialized in both cross-platform C and C++, and Windows operating system development. Giovanni wrote computer programming articles on C++, OpenGL and other programming subjects on Italian computer magazines. He recently authored some C++ feature articles for MSDN Magazine, too. He contributed code to some open-source projects as well. His computer programming experience dates back to the glorious Commodore 64 and Amiga 500 golden days, with Basic and a... more

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