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1 Ceng 230 Programming with C
Tansel Dökeroğlu Computer Engineering Department Spring 2015

2 Web pages Official web site of the course My personal C lecture web site:

3 "All the high-school students will be taught the fundamentals of computer technology will become proficient in binary arithmetic and will be trained to perfection in the use of the computer languages “ Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov's Predictions For 2014 From in 1960s

4 • COMPUTER – Device capable of performing computations and making logical decisions – Computers process data under the control of sets of instructions called computer programs • Hardware – Various devices comprising a computer – Keyboard, screen, mouse, disks, memory, CD-ROM, printer, and processing units • Software – Programs that run on a computer – Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer

5 Conceptual Structure of a Computer System

6 CPU (Central Processing Unit)
• Process and manipulate information stored in memory. • It can be divided into two units: CU (Control Unit) and ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) • CU coordinates activities of the computer and controls other devices of computer. • ALU processes arithmetical and logical instructions.

7 Bit and Byte A bit is a single numeric value, either '1' or '0', that encodes a single unit of digital information. A byte is a sequence of bits; usually eight bits equal one byte. Byte = 8 bits KiloByte (KB) = 1,024 Bytes MegaBytes (MB) = 1,024 KB GigaByte (GB) = 1,024 MB TeraByte (TB) = 1,024 GB

8 Memory • Store information (data + instructions) • A sequence of memory cells. • Store, retrieve, update – changing the pattern of 0 and 1s in memory cells – copying these patterns into some internal registers • Stored information in memory is volatile.


10 Binary System Hardware can only deal with binary digits, 0 and 1. Must represent all numbers, integers or floating point, positive or negative, by binary digits, called bits. Can devise electronic circuits to perform arithmetic operations: add, subtract, multiply and divide, on binary numbers.

11 Binary System Decimal system: made of 10 digits, {0,1,2, , 9} 41 = 4× ×100 255 = 2× × ×100 Binary system: made of two digits, {0,1} = 0× ×26 + 1×25 + 0× ×23 + 0× ×21 + 1×20 = = 41 = 255, largest number with binary digits, 28-1


13 American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASCII Table American Standard Code for Information Interchange

14 History of C • C – Developed by Denis M. Ritchie at AT&T Bell Labs in 1972 as a systems programming language – Used to develop UNIX – Used to write modern operating systems – Hardware independent (portable) • Standardization – Many slight variations of C existed, and were incompatible – Committee formed to create a "unambiguous, machine independent“ definition – Standard created in 1989, updated in 1999

15 Other High-level Languages
– C++ • Superset of C, and provides object-oriented capabilities – Java • Create web pages with dynamic and interactive content – Fortran • Used for scientific and engineering applications – Cobol • Used to manipulate large amounts of data – Pascal • Intended for academic use

16 Flow chart of a program (Algorithm)
In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is a step-by-step procedure for calculations.

17 development environment
C language development environment

18 Devc++ to write C code






24 printf( "Welcome to \%d", (3/2) );
Output is : 1

25 ! exclamation mark




29 Use search engines while studying for errors or sample codes

30 Useful links for C programming

31 Homework Install BloodshedC++ compiler to your computer
Write a C program that prints your name, surname and mail adress to the screen. Send the C file to my address Until next week

32 No cell phones

33 Never give up

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