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C Tutorial Post #10- Functions

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Blog post #10: Functions In this post we will learn about functions. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. By now, we’ve already used pre-defined functions such as printf and scanf; which are already defined in the stdio.h library and ready for us to use. Functions are blocks of [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #9- Arrays

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Blog post #9: Arrays In this post we will learn about arrays. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. An array is a structure that holds multiple variables. Think of it as a list that looks like this: As you see, an array is a structure that holds multiple [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #8- Loops

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Blog post #8: Loops In this post we will learn about loops. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. What is a loop and why should I use it? Loops are a way of repeating code or iterating through a list (which we will learn about in the next [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #7- Switch statements

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  Blog post #7: Switch Statements In this post we will learn about switch statements. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here.   What is a switch statement? A switch statement is kind of like an if/else statement, the output is dependent on the users input. Let’s see what [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #6- Conditional Statements

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Blog post #6: Conditional Statements In this post we will learn about conditional statements. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. What is a conditional statement? A conditional statement means that the program will perform different actions depending on the condition. For example if you’re playing a game of [Continue reading...]

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So you wanna be a programmer?

So you want to be a programmer, huh? Well the first step is asking: What is a programmer? A programmer is simply- the person who writes code. We write code in such languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Python and so on. So, what do you have to do? Well generally if you’re in college and [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #5- Scanf

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Blog post #5: I/O Scanf This is post #5 in our “C Tutorial for the Absolute Beginner” series. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. In this post we will learn about Input. Input: means getting some value from the user[1], for example if I displayed this question on [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #4- Output

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Blog post #4: Output -Printf This is post #4 in our “C Tutorial for the Absolute Beginner” series. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. In this post we will learn about Output. Output: is printing/displaying something to the computer screen, we saw this in the Hello World program, [Continue reading...]

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3 Reasons to Learn C

There are many programming languages out there to learn, but here’s why you should learn C: C is the foundation for many other languages. I know I know you’ve heard this plenty of times before but it’s true! This is a step that you just can’t skip when learning how to program. Sure it’s not [Continue reading...]

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C Tutorial Post #3- Variables

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CodeStart Blog post #3: Variables- Integers, Doubles, Characters This is post #3 in our “C Tutorial for the Absolute Beginner” series. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. What are variables? In programming, variables are a way of storing your information to the computer’s memory. Types of variables: There [Continue reading...]

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