Name: [3253] gasto
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Description: C/C++ and python programmer. Some knowledge of graphic design too. Interested in Game Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life. Currently studying(by myself)too many things to be worth the mention. Happy to contribute to the 'help-without-compensation-asked' community. I hope every one that r ...

C tutorial - Building - [ID:431] (2/8)

in series: C programming tutorial.

video tutorial by gasto, added 11/07

Series ID: 138 Video ID: 431

The build process is explained , and the most basic C programming language is created, the "Hello world" program is created in 3 different IDEs.

links to the sites of the IDEs(Integrated Development Environments) used here:

I also recommend these:

A great compiler

A great IDE

Creating a C program is actually passing through the whole build process:

Compile Link Debug

The C programming language is called therefore, a compiled language... it creates machine(computer) language( 0s and 1s ) files; instead of byte codes or code that is interpreted by a intermediate program between the machine and the source code.

My main focus on this screencast tutorial was to guide the learner through the build process and get acquainted with various compile-language concepts, like source code, machine code, debugging, IDEs interface, etc.

Visit the C Console Programming video series for updates on C programming from me.

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35. Billige Nike Air Max 90 hvid Dame Fri, 15 Oct 2010 07:43

Principiante de la programación en C

34. ralph lauren kappa Sat, 09 Oct 2010 06:26

Good work. Keep it up.

33. pearceynta Sun, 28 Feb 2010 05:36

Thanks for the tutorial. I learned several new things (I learned C years ago and wanted a refresher).

There is an advantage to watching the trial and error, but going over your presentation prior to recording it would have made it smoother.

Thanks again. It's very generous of you to spend the time producing these.


32. Tue, 09 Feb 2010 14:51

The tutorial was useful. ITs very basic though. Is there a video that teaches stuff in detail?

31. tmtynbvax Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:07

i need videos on c language useful for gate

30. Seri Keningau Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:24

this video is awesome

29. Bogner Freizeit 2015 Windschirm Umweltfreundlich Thu, 07 Jan 2010 12:50

this video is awesome and very helpful,thanks a lot. you have taught us how to compile and run but we need more stuff than that. we need to know what process exactly happens inside various compilers.

28. anonymous Wed, 09 Dec 2009 05:11

good introduction

27. anonymous Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:58

its simply superb...

26. anonymous Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:57

its simply superb...

25. anonymous Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:23

Thank you

24. anonymous Thu, 19 Nov 2009 05:47

C is a general-purpose computer programming language developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie at the Bell Telephone Laboratories for use with the Unix operating system. Although C was designed for implementing system software, it is also widely used for developing portable application software. C is one of the most popular programming languages. It is widely used on many different software platforms, and there are few computer architectures for which a C compiler does not exist. C has greatly influenced many other popular programming languages, most notably C++, which originally began as an extension to C.

23. anonymous Thu, 05 Nov 2009 17:00

Very good, :)

It's a great job.........really appreciated ......thanks for this 8 series C tutorial...........for a beginner it's a great help!

21. anonymous Tue, 27 Oct 2009 20:42

Thanks for the videos. I am new to C with aspirations to create applications for the iphone. Your videos are helping with the fundamentals and help reinforce what I'mm reading in the many books I am reading. Keep up the great work!! Look forward to getting through your entire series!!

20. anonymous Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:05

please make more of this object

19. anonymous Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:38

I like your video tutorial very much. Thank you. Keep up!

18. anonymous Sat, 19 Sep 2009 20:02

i love your vidios they are really helping me and unlike the other vidios ive seen yours are keeping me intrested

17. anonymous Fri, 18 Sep 2009 03:49

these videos are perfect. thanks so much

16. anonymous Mon, 14 Sep 2009 05:39

it is enligthening & educational. good job so that a lot students will learn C language. Thank you!

15. anonymous Sun, 09 Aug 2009 07:53

really good work.

14. anonymous Thu, 30 Jul 2009 04:29

very good tutorial ! looking forward to continue learning from you =)

13. anonymous Tue, 07 Jul 2009 12:28


its a good tutorial. it helped me a lot. thx :D

12. anonymous Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:47


11. anonymous Sun, 24 May 2009 00:15

This is important for me.Thanks.........

10. anonymous Sat, 09 May 2009 03:18

I am really great full to you. thanks for your efforts.

8. anonymous Sat, 21 Mar 2009 06:40

c programming

7. anonymous Fri, 18 Jan 2008 17:48

I liked your Tutorial on C Programming. I'd sure like to know how you make the Video "showing directories, and how to compile... "

6. anonymous Sat, 29 Dec 2007 08:54

Pelles C is a free and full featured C compiler and IDE:

It's the best if you don't need C++.

Thanks alot gasto .Never ever think that no-one appreciates your work.Your tuts comes in handy for guyz like me who are only starting out in programming

Cool, the extended description is much nicer and the links are very useful.



I agree on the length of the video. I promise this is my last long video. the next ones will be 5 minutes long at max.

I will update with more information the tutorial description.


Hi Gasto - another great video. But...why so long (40 minutes) in one video? You've got more than enough material here for maybe 5 videos, each 5-10 minutes long which is much easier for a viewer to watch.

I'd definitely recommend splitting future videos - a user might only want to watch the segment on e.g. Dev-C++ but here they have to scan through 40 minutes of video to find the Dev-C++ section.

It is great that you covered Visual Studio C++, Miracle and Dev-C++, I only know VC so it was good to see the other editors.

Remember that most people's attention span is about 5-13 minutes for a video, so keeping your presentations to that length is better for viewers.

Right now I'd strongly suggest that you expand your description really doesn't describe just how much a viewer can learn by watching your video (and so you do yourself a dis-service!).

Write a paragraph on the introductory slides and then give 1 paragraph each (with links) to the 3 IDEs you cover.

This gives humans a chance to get interested and the Google bot something to index.

Keep up the great work!


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