University of Technology Sydney

48430 Fundamentals of C Programming

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Anti-requisite(s): 48222 Informatics C



Data engineers use C programming language to collect, process and store data. This is an introductory subject to high-level procedural programming using C programming language. Students learn basic programming concepts such as conditional statements, iteration, functions, arrays, file processing, data structures and memory management using pointers. The subject also introduces how to compile C source code using the GNU toolchain, link binary object files and run executable files. As a data engineer would, students go through the complete development cycle, incorporating analysis of complex problems, programming solution design, implementation in C, debugging and testing.

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