C Programming

If you wish to get a C compiler for use at home Dev-C++ is a good C and C++ compiler which is free if you use windows. If you use Linux then gcc is highly recommended. This standard library reference is useful.

All lecture notes and practical sheets are provided in Microsoft Word format. Slides are in powerpoint format. Coursework answers are OFFLINE until the work has been handed in.

Course Summary

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Fifth Week

Sixth Week

Seventh Week

Eighth Week


The course was been rewritten in 2003 to work with windows 2000 and Microsoft Visual C++. The previous course material using unix is still available as are 2003 course notes and 2004 course notes.
"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult."
C.A.R. Hoare
For information about the course please send mail to : richard@richardclegg.org