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From: Christopher M.
Date: Tue 27th Jul 2021, 12:00pm
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"James Hill" <23*9*5*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> I have never coded with the C language what program/application would you recommended 
> to code with? 

Hello James,

You're in the same situation as (guessing) about 90% of students in this unit - have some 
programming experience in other languages at an introductory level, such as Java or Python, but 
no prior experience in C.

So on that point you have nothing to fear, and you'll be learning new material at the same pace 
as your peers.

We're using the Friday workshops to introduce the software used in the unit, and to develop 
examples in the workshop (an activity termed 'live coding').  In this Friday's workshop we'll be 
answering your question, and others, and those from other students.  It'll be a wall of new 
knowledge, at first.

There's no single or simple answer to your question, but we'll be aiming to get all students to 
use (similar) variants of the same Linux operating-system, and using a program termed a compiler 
to convert human-readable C code into executable machine code.

Before Friday's workshop we'll be preparing and releasing some notes and URLs to help you get 
started.

See you on Friday,

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├─ original   Tue 27th Jul 2021, 11:21am, James H.
├─ THIS   Tue 27th Jul 2021, 12:00pm, Christopher M.
├─ reply 2   Tue 27th Jul 2021, 1:12pm, Amitava D.
├─ reply 3   Tue 27th Jul 2021, 8:40pm, ANONYMOUS
├─ reply 4   Wed 28th Jul 2021, 9:10am, Amitava D.
├─ reply 5   Wed 28th Jul 2021, 11:24am, Christopher M.
└─ reply 6   Wed 28th Jul 2021, 6:39pm, Amitava D.
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