C Programming



C Programming for the Web - CT920C

Instructor: David E. White, Ph.D. 

Bentley College - Center for Executive and Professional Education


To understand the core elements of the C language. 
To gain a basic competence in C programming through hands-on experience in a sequence of practical exercises. 

The C programming language lies at the core of most computing environments and is the model for other languages such as Java, Javascript and Perl. Sometimes the only way to accomplish certain tasks is with C, the Swiss army knife of computer languages. This course will introduce you to the basics of C as a general purpose programming language. It will also demonstrate some ways in which it can be used for website design and management.

Text:  Programming in ANSI C, Stephen G. Kochan, Sams Publishing 

Optional: C: A Reference Manual, Harbison and Steele, Prentice-Hall. 

The course includes a computer lab using Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 with Windows 98. 
The programming work in this course can be done with any C compiler (that includes Macintosh and Unix versions). 

The grading emphasizes the development of skills in practical exercises: 

80% Projects    20% Quizzes 

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Last modified: December 24, 2002