C Programming

Good learning stuff – at no cost! From the page: This website provides tutorials and sample course content so CS students and educators can learn more about current computing technologies and paradigms. In particular, this content is Creative Commons licensed which makes it easy for CS educators to use in their own classes. The Courses […]

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If you know open source based application development, you can make more money. A report from New York City-based consulting company Bluewolf says IT salaries across the board will continue to rise in 2008: The rise of open source software in application development puts developers with a specialization in those technologies in a position to […]

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I’m already using few tips described here. From the article: So I like vim a lot, and I’ve been using it on and off for a few years, but recently I’ve been using it full-time to code in Python. I learned a few things along the way and I made vim a better IDE for […]

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GNU ‘gperf’ generates perfect hash functions. If a long option shows an argument as mandatory, then it is mandatory for the equivalent short option also. Use this tutorial for effective command-line processing in your C/C++ code: Command-line processing is historically one of the most ignored areas in software development. Just about any relatively complicated software […]

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Wringing the value out of every processor cycle on your machine required a variety of approaches. Sure, your code has to be efficient, but you also have to have your disks configured correctly, and a multitude of other things. Swayam Prakash provides a guide to some of the lower hanging fruit you can pick. From […]

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From my mailbag: How do I write a C program to connect MySQL database server? MySQL database does support C program API just like PHP or perl. The C API code is distributed with MySQL. It is included in the mysqlclient library and allows C programs to access a database. Many of the clients in […]

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The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) includes C, C++, Fortran and other programming languages. GCC was originally written by Richard Stallman in 1985. GCC is the only compiler you can find under wild verity of operating systems / hardware architectures (CPU). gcc gives us many useful options to make our code into whatever we like. By […]

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