Advanced C Programming Course
This course will take you to the next level as a C programmer. You will learn advanced C programming concepts, and techniques to make your code more efficient and more portable.
|Duration:||4.5 days. Courses are presented from 08:30 to 16:30.|
|Investment:||R10,400.00 excluding VAT per delegate.|
|Venue:||The Incus Data Training Venue in Centurion, Pretoria. Courses can also be presented on-site for 5 or more delegates.|
|Dates:||Please check the course schedule for the next available date. You can also contact us at tel: (+27) 12 666 2020 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about dates.|
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Audience: Is This The Right Course For Me?
You should attend the Advanced C Programming course if:
- You are a C programmer and you want to learn about the advanced aspects of the C language.
- You are a C programmer and you want to learn to write better C code.
- You are an engineer working with embedded systems written in C.
Prerequisites: Am I Ready For The Course?
Before you attend the Advanced C Programming course:
- You must have attended our Standard C Programming course or already be comfortable with the fundamentals of the C programming language.
- You should have at least 6 months practical experience programming in C.
Please ensure you meet the prerequisites for the Advanced C Programming Course before you attend the course. Read the importance of course prerequisites to understand why this is necessary.
Objectives: What Will I Learn?
After you have completed the Advanced C Programming course, you will be able to:
- Understand advanced C programming techniques.
- Understand and use all types of pointers.
- Use self-referencing structures and link lists.
- Manage memory within C applications.
- Understand performance-related issues.
Technical Contents: What Does The Course Cover?
- Structured programming.
- Coding standards.
- Standard library functions.
- Non-standard functions.
- Under-utilized functions.
- The C compiler
- Technical aspects.
- Startup module.
- Modifications for embedded / custom systems.
- Translation order and tokenization.
- Object modules.
- Compiler switches.
- The C Preprocessor
- Conditional compilation.
- Token concatenation.
- Compilation units.
- Advanced macros.
- Expressions, Types and Variables
- Expression evaluation.
- Operator association and precedence.
- Sequence guarantee points.
- Implicit/explicit type conversions.
- Escape characters.
- Type hierarchy.
- Derived types.
- Functions, Statements and Program Structure
- Stack usage for local variables and parameters.
- Function returns.
- Function call operator.
- Variable number of parameters.
- Structured programming vs OOP techniques.
- Libraries and make files.
- Arrays and Pointers
- Array names.
- Array manipulation.
- Multi-dimensional arrays.
- Pointer variables.
- Dynamic arrays and pointers.
- Pointers to structures and functions.
- Memory management
- The C runtime memory.
- Stack, heap and static data areas.
- Dynamic memory.
- Fragmentation of memory.
- Memory management techniques.
- Data Structures
- Creating and using structures.
- Self-referencing structures.
- Linked lists.
- Generic data structures.
- Memory management.
- Information hiding.
- Debugging Techniques
- Stabilization: lexical, syntactic, execution, logic errors.
- Error proximity.
- Memory initialization.
- Structure sentinels.
- Stack errors.
- Conditional compilation.
- Introduction to numerical methods, encryption, sorting and algorithm evaluation.
- Introduction to C++.
- Graphical User Interfaces.
Testimonials: What Other Delegates Say About This Course
"Excellent venue, very interesting and well presented."
R. Davies, Denel Aviation (Lecturer: Renier)
"I appreciate the lower level detail introduced by this course i.e. answering the "why" questions."
A. Jacobs, Denel Aviation (Lecturer: Renier)
"The course content will help a great deal in my work."
L. Sibiya, Nedbank (Lecturer: Renier)
"Well structured & comfortable environment with really delicious food. Will recommend and definitely come for another course."
D. L. Weatherhead, Net1 UEPS (Lecturer: Renier)
"This was a well structured course, presented in an interesting manner."
B. Wanda, Net1 Applied Technologies (Lecturer: Renier)
"Very valuable course. Stressing of C rules was very good."
R. Schwartz, Itron (Lecturer: Renier)
"Great course, would like to see some of the other languages sometime. Good food !:)"
M. Janse van Rensburg, Net 1 (Lecturer: Lewis)
"Very impressed and satisfied by the lecturer's delivery and level of knowledge."
M. Motlhabane, Denel Dynamics (Lecturer: Lewis)
"The course was extremely informative and I felt like I learnt a lot. The food was also very good!"
Y. de Jongh, Denel Dynamics (Lecturer: Lewis)
" If the paper had ratings of 11 I would have chosen it. [Referring to course evaluation form which allows ratings from 1 (poor) to 10 (good)] "
G. Breedt, Transnet (Lecturer: Renier)
"Will most definitely recommend this and the Standard C course to other people."
D. Theunissen, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"A must for anyone using C!"
E. Behrens, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"Woorde kan dit nie beskryf nie, en sinne gaan net nie genoeg wees nie. Uitstekend. [Words cannot describe it and sentences will not be sufficient. Exceptional]"
L. van Niel, Net1 Applied Technologies (Lecturer: Renier)
"This course really opened my eyes to the power of C if used correctly and the right coding standards are followed. I also picked up my weak points (stuff I initially thought I knew) which I have to improve on."
L. Tlatsi, Net1 Applied Technologies (Lecturer: Renier)
"Impressed, I learnt quite a bit even though I have been programming in C++ for a very long time."
I. Craig, Denel Dynamics (Lecturer: Renier)
"I enjoyed the relaxed yet proffessional nature of this course and found the material will be helpful and feel that my knowledge definately has improved."
R. Hancock, Net1 (Lecturer: Renier)
"I should saved my self the 3 years of varsity and come here"
J. Mashaba, Net1 (Lecturer: Renier)
"Very good and highly informative."
B. Fiddes, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"Very well presented and recommended."
A. Moelich, SAAB (Lecturer: Renier)
"My expectations were greatly exceeded, I thoroughly enjoyed the course, it introduced and explained many concepts."
T. Ntamane, Net1 (Lecturer: Renier)
"I really enjoyed this course! And learnt a lot. Renier's enthusiasm makes me want to do better in this subject"
K. Reid, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
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