- The Computer History Museum
- Brief History of Computer Languages
- Early History of C, by one of the developer's of C, Dennis Ritchie.
- Dennis Ritchie, the developer of C
- Brian Kernighan, co-autor of "K&R" and the 'K' in AWK.
- Overview of C, General overview from Wikipedia
- Programming in C references Lots of great references and notes on the C Programming Language.
- C99 Reference Manual valuable reference site for C99 library developed by P.J. Plauger.
- The C Book by Mike Banahan, Declan Brady and Mark Doran
- Programming in C One of the best C programming tutorials on the web, and useful resource for programming for the Unix environment.
- Learning C a series of ANSI C programming tutorials for beginners.
- C Tutorial a beginning tutorial by CProgramming.com.
- Indian Hill C Style Guide, well-known style guide for C programming
- Notes on Programming in C by Rob Pike
- Style Guide from the C Kernel Page. Excellent for cutting and pasting examples for formatting.
- C Elements of Style by Steve Oualline.
- How to Steal Code by Henry Spencer. There is no point in re-inventing the wheel!
- Computing Services Useful information on opening a CS account and remote access to CS computers.
- Computer Science Instructional Services The Mac and Linux Lab in basement A of Regenstein Library. Much useful information on what is available on the Macs.
Other Useful Links
- First Linux Tutorial
- Linux Command Line Tutorial
- Unix Tutorial (pdf) A training manual from Rice University.
- Linux Fundamentals (pdf) A training maual from Fortuitous Technologies.
Linux Cheat SheetsEach two pages, Print and Keep at your side.
emacs TutorialsThere are many, many tutorials on the web. Choose the one most readable to you. emacs is a monster program with something for everyone.
vi TutorialsYou will need a passing acquaintance with vi to use the graphical vim.
Cheat SheetsEach two pages, Print and Keep at your side.
- emacs Reference Manual Sorry, this is brutal. I have not yet found a thorough reference to emacs online.
The vi Lover's Web Page Comprehensive guide to vi.
- vi IMproved vim by Steve Oualline. A bit dated now, but still very useful. See especially Chapter 7 for useful commands for Programming.
- Unix Programming Tools (pdf) Stanford's Guide to using gcc, make,gdb, emacs and bash. An excellent place to start.
gcc/g++Gnu's C/C++ compiler.
- Compiling "C/C++" Programs with gcc/g++ Bare bones introduction to compiling with gcc. The C compiler is gcc (or cc in the text), the C++ compiler is g++. For our purposes, this tutorial contains everything you will need for this class.
- Documentation on gcc-3.4.0 The Debian 3.0 machines on the CSPP cluster run gcc-3.4.0.
- Guide to Using gdb gdb is a text-based debugger. This is the reference manual.
- Debugging with ddd ddd is a graphical interface for gdb. The introductory tutorial is an excellent walk through.
- Norm Matloff's tutorial on gdb
- Peter Salzman's tutorial on gdb
- gdb reference card (pdf)
- gdb reference card (ps)
makeUtility for building projects.
- Tutorial on make Very good introduction to using make from the Little Unix Programmers Group (LUPG).
- GNU make Reference Manual.