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The problem set for Week 1 introduces the C programming language.

Problem Set 1 guides students through installing and setting up the Appliance virtual machine, walks through the classic "hello, world" program, introduces the course utilities check50 and style50 and includes the problems and .

The edition of Problem Set 1 asks for a more complicated output in and deals with credit cards instead of coins in .

Objectives

  • Get comfortable with Linux.
  • Start thinking more carefully.
  • Solve some problems in C.

Recommended Reading

  • Pages 1 – 7, 9, and 10 of http://www.howstuffworks.com/c.htm.
  • Chapters 1 – 5, 9, and 11 – 17 of Absolute Beginner’s Guide to C.
  • Chapters 1 – 6 of Programming in C.

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