Standard C Programming Course
Learning C is one of the best foundations for any programmer. Many of the principles in C are used in other languages, and C will give you a better understanding of what happens when your code runs. This course will teach you the fundamentals of the C language so that you can write C programs, or maintain existing C code. You will learn to write portable code that can be used on different platforms and devices. This course is also an essential foundation for anyone who wants to learn C++.
|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 Standard C Programming course if:
- You are a programmer and you want to learn the C language.
- You need to support existing C systems.
- You want to learn C++ but do not yet know C.
- You have already learnt some C - perhaps on your own or at university - but struggle with some concepts or have gaps in your knowledge.
- You need to use C for embedded systems.
Prerequisites: Am I Ready For The Course?
Before you attend the Standard C Programming course:
- You must already be a programmer and have experience in programming.
Please ensure you meet the prerequisites for the Standard 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 Standard C Programming course, you will be able to:
- Write your own C programs for any operating system.
- Read and maintain C programs.
- Debug C code to find and correct mistakes.
- Understand the C compiler and the pre-processor.
- Use pre-processor directives.
- Understand the importance of portable code and standards compliance.
Technical Contents: What Does The Course Cover?
- Overview of the C language.
- Programming fundamentals.
- Structured programming principles.
- The C Compiler
- Compiler operation in general.
- The preprocessor.
- Output results of the compilation phases.
- Object files and libraries.
- Installing a C compiler.
- Creating program files.
- Compiler code generation, the linking process and executing programs.
- The C startup module and the main function.
- Separate compilation.
- C Language Fundamentals
- Program structure and conventions.
- The standard library.
- Header files.
- Functions and I/O functions.
- Character set.
- Literal values.
- Preprocessor directives.
- Fundamental types, derived types, structured types, enumerated types, user defined types.
- Storage classes.
- Expressions and Operators
- Expressions and expression results.
- Operators in expressions.
- Type requirements of operators.
- Implicit and inherent type conversions.
- Types of operands and the resulting types.
- Bitwise, relational, logical, compound assignment and other operators.
- Functions and Statements
- Function definitions, declarations and prototypes.
- Passing parameters.
- Recursive functions.
- Function returns.
- The function call operator.
- Local variables.
- Function pointers and the pointers-to-function data type.
- Types of statements.
- Pointers, Arrays and Structs
- Pointer types and operators.
- Pointer arithmetic.
- Array subscripts.
- Multi-dimensional arrays.
- Pointer-to-array and pointer-to-function types.
- Structs and unions.
- Member selection, indirect member selection.
Testimonials: What Other Delegates Say About This Course
"Renier has indepth knowledge about the course and his explanations were clear with immense emphasis placed on important concepts!"
K. Govindsamy, Private (Lecturer: Renier)
"I appreciate all the effort put in by Renier to help me get a better understanding of the C language. I know that I walk away a more knowledgeable person."
D. Naude, GEW Technologies (Lecturer: Renier)
"Best training I've had to date"
F. van Lill, North Tech (Lecturer: Renier)
"The course was extremely interesting. It filled all the gaps in my knowledge that I had before coming to the course. The lecturer is very knowledgeable in his field and it was a pleasure to learn from him."
J. Prinsloo, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"Very informative and interesting. The approach to the course was very holistic and the lecturer's knowledge on the subject is immense."
D. Seshai, CSIR (Lecturer: Renier)
"Excellent! Thank you very much for focussing on insight while teaching the mechanics and not just the how to!"
N. de Vries, CSIR (Lecturer: Renier)
"A very good course given by a person who understands the work very much. It's a lot to fit into a week but is definitely a good foundation."
T. Moyo, CSIR (Lecturer: Renier)
"The 1st course I ever attended that really teaches the fundamentals! Worth every penny, and highly recommended."
A. Netter, Private (Lecturer: Renier)
"Really enjoyed and leart a lot. Renier is a C god."
M. Roberts, Fugro (Lecturer: Renier)
"Everything was excellent. Examples of applications of subject contents were interesting and accurate."
N. Lazola, Telkom (Lecturer: Lewis)
"The course was worth money spent for. I am sure I will be able to apply what I learned and contribute to the development of my team."
C. Kgophane, Telkom (Lecturer: Lewis)
"The lecturer was very knowledgable and he really made abstract concepts understandable."
P. van Zyl, RiskCafè (Lecturer: Renier)
"What I like most is the repetitive and increasing scope of the course content (every topic was continuously re-emphasised and viewed from different dimensions). I achieved my personal target for the course: to gain a general overview of programming and in particular terminologies of the C language."
I. Dennis, Unisa (Lecturer: Renier)
"One of the best programming courses I have been on for a while."
T. Watt, DetNet (Lecturer: Lewis)
"The course was fun, I learned a lot about C and writing safer and neat code."
S. Ngcobo, ABSA (Lecturer: Lewis)
"Very good course and lecturer explains all concepts well."
G. Mabule, ABSA (Lecturer: Lewis)
"Renier must keep up the good work !!! I enjoyed the course and it was because he left no question unanswered and we, the students, were involved throughout the course."
V. Thomas, Accenture (Lecturer: Renier)
"The best course I have been on in years. Renier is passionate about his subject and really has a need to impart his knowledge. He makes sure that concepts are understood and practised."
A. Hendricks, ABSA (Lecturer: Renier)
"More than I expected. I will use Incus again and will recomed it to others"
F. Brazzoli, SAAB GrIDS (Lecturer: Renier)
"Excellence course. Lecture has a vast knowledge on C."
N. Al-Ismaily, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"Very impressed. The lecturer has a very wide knowledge of other aspects of the computer world I wanted to know as well. Very good course"
L. du Plooy, Private (Lecturer: Renier)
"I enjoyed this course and felt that the instructor is very knowledgeable. Also the venue was very good in terms of it being relatively quiet."
I. Manthree, Telkom (Lecturer: Renier)
"I was pleasantly surprised by the level of knowledge displayed by the lecturer. The field of programming obviously has a higher standard as far as experience and knowledge is concerned."
A. Venter, ABSA (Lecturer: Lewis)
"The content of the course was very well structured and the lecturer always gave very interesting solutions and insights to the C language."
J. Strydom, Accenture (Lecturer: Renier)
"Always better to learn new tricks in a stimulating environment. Renier knows his stuff and explains clearly, enunciates well and has a neat handwriting on the whiteboard. Presented material worthwhile learning about! Excellent stuff!"
J. Bourhill, Nedbank (Lecturer: Renier)
"Renier is highly experienced and brings concepts and definitions across to delegates extremely well. I learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the lecturer's enthusiasm and personality. His passion helps us understand."
K. Reid, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
"The course was an absolute pleasure! Really enjoyed every aspect of it."
B. Drotsche, Nanoteq (Lecturer: Renier)
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