Linux C programming
This course teaches Linux users how to do C programming, specifically on the Linux operating system. Linux C programming allows the highest performing applications and is necessary for low level programming, especially when dealing with devices and low level internals. We look and implement best practices and build on your previous experience.
Future C programmers in a Linux environment.
Experience with a Linux system as a user, for example after following the Linux/UNIX fundamentals course. Previous programming experience in other environments is recommended.
- The build process with gcc, make, gdb
Refresh of C pointers and function calls
Version control with git
File operations with gpio
- Defensive coding and libraries with libusb
Threads, synchronisation and critical sections
- Processes vs Threads
Shared Memory and Semaphores
- Mapped Memory
/proc and /sys interaction
mlock, nanosleep, readlink, sendfile, setitimer and sysinfo
Classical lecture with a lot of exercises. Participants receive the book 'Linux Programming' by Jasper Nuyens. The solutions to the exercises are provided for those with less background.
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