- PostScript viewers for
a variety of platforms are available for download. You can view
PostScript documents on CDF with the gv command.
- GCC (the GNU
Compiler Collection) is the C and C++ compiler we will be using
for the course. You can download a version for your home
Be sure to also download the GNU Debugger (GDB) and GNU Make.
- DJGPP (for MS-DOS
or Microsoft Windows)
- Cygwin is a Unix-like
environment for Microsoft Windows. It includes GCC.
- GNU/Linux (or just "Linux")
is a Free Unix-like operating system which you can use
instead of MacOS or Microsoft Windows. It includes
C and C++ programming
- Book reviews from
the Association of C and C++ Users Not all
programming books are created equal in fact, some of them
are terrible! Before you buy a book on C or C++, you may want
to check its review here.
- The comp.lang.c
Frequently Asked Questions will answer many of your
questions about C programming (and C++, too). You may want to
consult this document before posting on the course
- The C++ FAQ Lite
will answer many of your questions about C++ programming. It
covers some topics a bit more advanced than we'll be going into
in the course, but is still worth a look.
- This document on Standard
C is a good reference for the standard C library
- The Dinkum C++
Library page is a good reference for the standard C++
library functions, including the Standard Template Library.
Resources at the U of T
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