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Dartmouth College

C Programming: Using Linux Tools and Libraries

Dartmouth College and Institut Mines-Télécom via edX


This seventh and final course in the C Programming with Linux Professional Certificate program will allow you to develop and use your C code within the Linux operating system. Using libraries in C is a fundamental concept when it comes to sharing code with others. In addition to compiling and linking, you will also learn how to pass arguments to an executable program.

Within moments you will be coding hands-on in a new browser tool developed for this course providing instant feedback on your code. No need to install anything!

As you embark on your future career as a programmer, you will be able to continue your coding adventures with professional coding environments used by C programmers around the world.

At the end of this short course, you will have completed the C Programming with Linux Professional Certificate program, unlocking the door to a career in computer engineering.

This course has received financial support from the Patrick & Lina Drahi Foundation.

Taught by

Petra Bonfert-Taylor and Rémi Sharrock


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  • João Roberto De Lima
    Like all the courses of the series, this one help learner understand and apply the basic concepts of C Language.
    The lecturers make the things go easy and encourage us to do more and inspire us to go deeper.
    For those who wants to know C and continue in the learning path to become a good C programmer this serie of C Programming is a great start.
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    Joffrey Wallaart
    These courses really are a good introduction to C programming with the added value of using Linux to do it. The web tool that is used in these courses allows for excellent visualisation of memory usage which is especially handy when learning about…

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