Course info
Oct 14, 2020
1h 3m

At some stage in your career, you may have to deal with legacy C applications that run against your existing files. In this course, Working with Files in C, you’ll learn how to perform file I/O. First, you’ll explore how to open and read a file. Next, you’ll discover how to create and write to a file. Finally, you’ll learn about file security levels and authorization. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of file I/O needed to work with files in the C programming language.

About the author
About the author

Alexandru is a software developer who loves giving back to the community and mentoring others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Alexandru Dima, and welcome to my course on Working with Files in C. Here's a little background about me. I am a professional consultant with Nocturis, and I've been working in the industry developing software now for well over a decade. I've worked on everything from cross‑platform video games, business and security applications or software, and even designed, manufactured, and programmed embedded systems and printed circuit boards. During your software engineering career, you might have to deal with legacy C applications that run against existing files. In this course, we are going to teach you the skills you need to build a file I/O foundation in C so that you can build or maintain applications that interface with files. Some of the major topics that we will cover include file I/O functions, opening and reading files, creating and writing files, and additional file operations. By the end of this course, you'll know how to work with files in the C language. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with running and debugging C applications in Visual Studio Code. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how you can work with files in the Working with Files in C course, at Pluralsight.