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    Application Deadline
  • 49 days
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the C Programming - Using Linux Tools and Libraries Certificate in collaboration with Dartmouth College - DartmouthX. Learn how to use professional tools and libraries to write and build C programs within the Linux operating system. Receive instant feedback on your code right within your browser.
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Overview

The C Programming - Using Linux Tools and Libraries Certificate from EdX in partnership with Dartmouth College - DartmouthX.

Education

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 49 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      7 Weeks

      4–5 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:
  • Use external libraries
  • Build an application from multiple source files
  • Automate the building process using makefiles
  • Pass and use arguments to the main function
  • Read from and write to files in C
  • Use professional building tools within the Linux operating system

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Linux Basics: The Command Line Interface OR equivalent skills.

Recommended: 

  • C Programming: Getting Started For Complete Beginners
  • C Programming: Language Foundations
  • C Programming: Modular Programming and Memory Management
  • C Programming: Pointers and Memory management
  • C Programming: Advanced Data Types OR equivalent skills.

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD

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Funding

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