Advanced C Programming Training

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Course Description

This course fills the gap between an introductory course in C and more advanced application programming. Students write many programs, concentrating on data structures and file I/O.
Course Length: 3 Days
Course Tuition: $1190 (US)


Knowledge of C Programming.

Course Outline


The C Development Environment

The cc(1) Command
Include Files

Basic and Derived Data Types in C
Simple C data types
Integral data types
Floating point types
Derived data types
Array data types - single and multi-dimensional
Structure data types
Simple pointer types
Pointers to structures/multiple pointers
Pointers to functions
The const qualifier
Bit operators
Using typedef

Function: Calling, Passing, and Returning Values
Anatomy of a function
Parameter passing - pass by value
Parameter passing - pass by reference

Standard I/O
Standard I/O streams
File access
Formatted I/O
String I/O
File positioning operations
Block I/O Low Level File I/O
Standard I/O vs system I/O
File access
Direct I/O
File Positioning
Error Handling

Memory Allocation with malloc and calloc
Dynamic memory allocation overview
malloc(), calloc()
realloc(), free()
Structure Pointers
Array of pointers to structures

Memory Organization and the Scope of Variables
Command line arguments (argc, argv)
The memory layout of a C Program
The stack segment
The heap segment

Data Structures - Linked Lists
Array limitations
Linked lists
List operations - formation
List operations - delete

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