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C Programming

 

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a very simple C program and compile & run it on Rasphberry Pi. Once this is done, all of the remaining thing would be to study about C language itself. It is nothing to do with Raspberry Pi. Refer to my notes on C for the details of C language itself.

 

 

Step 0

 

Before you start trying this tutorial, first make it sure that your Raspberry pi OS is installed with gcc as shown below.

 

 

 

Step 1

 

Run a text editor tool and create file (In this tutorial, I used nano editor and created file named helloworld.c). To do this just type in following command on command line.

    # sudo nano helloworld.c

Then you will get a editor program opening as follows.

 

 

 

 

Step 2

 

Write a program as you like. (I tried my favourite Helloworld)

 

 

 

Step 3

 

Save and Exit the editor. To do this, try folowings

 

i) Press Ctrl + X (meaning Exit), and you will get the following menu as shown at the bottom

 

 

 

ii) Press Y (meaning Yes). Then you will get the following menu at the bottom

 

 

 

iii) Press Ctrl+T (meaning ToFiles), then you will get the list of files shown as below.

 

 

 

iv) select the file name (helloworld.c) as shown above and hit Enter.

 

 

Step 4

 

List the files in the directory and see if the source code file is created as shown below.

 

 

 

Step 5

 

Compile the source code as shown below.

 

 

 

Step 6

 

Check if the compiled program is created as shown below.

 

 

 

 

Step 7

 

Test the program as shown below.

 

 

 

 

Reference :

 

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