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C Programming with Linux Specialization
Institut Mines-Télécom

C Programming with Linux Specialization

Gain skills in computer engineering - C and Linux. Become a skilled C programmer and start a career in computer engineering.

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Rémi SHARROCK
Petra Bonfert-Taylor

Instructors: Rémi SHARROCK

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Specialization - 7 course series

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4.6

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Develop and debug code in the C programming language

  • Discover the foundations of computer programming and Linux, the command line, manage processes, files and memory, compile C code with Linux

  • Interpret, analyze, and implement important computer algorithms

  • Observe, manipulate, and optimize computer memory using pointers in the C programming language

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Specialization - 7 course series

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Beginner level

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Specialization - 7 course series

C Programming: Getting Started - 1

Course 111 hours4.6 (192 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define, distinguish and give examples of hardware/software, computer programs/algorithms

  • Explain the concept of a variable and declare, initialize and modify variables of data types int, double and char

  • Create and comment simple C-programs that may print text, special characters and variables to the screen with controlled formatting

  • Create simple C-programs that utilize for-loops to repeat blocks of instructions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: Command-Line Interface
Category: Linux

C Programming: Language Foundations - 2

Course 213 hours4.7 (71 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use logical conditions to control the flow of a program via branch statements (if-else), repetition (for/while loop) and nesting of these structures

  • Create and modify arrays to store integer and floating point numbers and explain how arrays are organized in memory

  • Create null-terminated arrays of characters to store and modify strings (of characters)

  • Sort and search arrays of numbers and characters using bubble sort, selection sort, linear search and bisection

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming
Category: Linux

What you'll learn

  • Break acomplex programming task into a number of functions to which you pass arguments

  • Recall how computer memory is organized to store variables and arrays

  • Find the address of a variable

  • Perform simple pointer arithmetic

Skills you'll gain

Category: computer programs/algorithms
Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming

C Programming: Pointers and Memory Management - 4

Course 47 hours4.7 (40 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Visualize the concept of a pointer and use it to pass variables to functions by reference in order to modify them via the function

  • Apply pointer arithmetic in order to address elements of both one-dimensional and multi-dimensional arrays

  • Use arrays of strings to store lists of strings in one array variable

  • Control memory usage by dynamically allocating and freeing memory at runtime

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming

C Programming: Advanced Data Types - 5

Course 57 hours4.4 (46 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define new data types (structures) to store multiple data items in one variable and create, initialize and modify variables of these new types

  • Find and explain the memory usage of a structure and use pointers to structures

  • Create linked lists of structures with dynamic memory allocation at runtime

  • Sort or search lined lists of structures

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming

Linux Basics: The Command Line Interface - 6

Course 67 hours4.7 (24 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use basic commands to control the Linux Operating System

  • Navigate and manipulate the Linux Filesystem using the command line interface

  • Manage the memory and processes running on Linux.

  • Compile and execute a C program in Linux

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming

C Programming: Using Linux Tools and Libraries - 7

Course 79 hours4.7 (19 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use external libraries

  • Build an application from multiple source files

  • Automate the building process using makefiles

  • Pass and use arguments to the main function. Read from and write to files in C

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: C Programming

Instructors

Rémi SHARROCK
Institut Mines-Télécom
7 Courses20,073 learners
Petra Bonfert-Taylor
Dartmouth College
7 Courses20,073 learners

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