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The below code is a calculator in plain C. It does not take into account the operability of bodmas but just one operation at a time. The main thing in the source code below in the scanf which scans the input as number symbol number just as in case of normal calculator. #include<stdio.h> ...
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Refer to the recent articles on Understanding File Handling Functions in C & Understanding Advance File Handling Functions in C C communicates with files using a new datatype called a file pointer. This type is defined within stdio.h, and written as FILE *. A file pointer called output_file is...
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The article discusses about all the number formats viz Binary, Decimal, Octal, Hex and BCD (Binary coded decimal) and conversion from Decimal to Binary, Octal and Hex and also the reverse conversion. Binary A numbering system based on 2 in which 0 and 1 are the only available digits. ...
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InFix to PostFix Introduction Infix Expression : Notation in which the operator separates its operands. Eg (a + b) * c. Infix notation requires the use of brackets to specify the order of evaluation. Postfix Expression :
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A Program to check whether entered matrix is symmetric or not. #include<stdio.h> #include<conio.h> main() { int a,at,k,i,j,m,n; clrscr(); printf("enter the order of matrix"); scanf("%d %d",&m,&n);
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Refer to the recent articles on Understanding File Handling Functions in C & Understanding Advance File Handling Functions in C Opening A File Before we can write information to a file on a disk or read it, we must open the file. Opening a file establishes a link between the program and the...
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Hello to one & all, I did a little bit of programming this weekend (I got myself a new Xbox 360!) .... but not satisfied with the Gaming monolith, I decided to do some game programming myself. So, I implemented that very famous game played by everyone who had access to a computer in the early 90's...
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How to make your program to be fast. 1. Use Pre Increment or Pre Decrement in place of Post Increment or Post Decrement operator. i.e. use ++i or --i in place of i++ or i--. Because ++i operator take increment and save it i.e. One CPU Instruction is required for it. and in case of i++...
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The other day, I just had this thought of exhausting the R.A.M. of my ailing, old P.C. in the hopes that it may trigger off a cataclysmic crash which would render it useless :happy: (so that I finally get that brand new mega-system P.C. which I so yearn! :D ) So I set out to write this program...
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Introduction Here I am going to give a simple example of addition, substraction, multiplication etc to check overflow/underflow so that we can minimize buggs/defects in our code The code In your project/product or any place, If you have some operation like Addition, substraction...
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Introduction After long day's discussion, bool was made as built-in type. Before it lot of other proposals came for bool. There were following proposals. Proposal 1: bool can be implemented by typedef typedef int bool ; It works fine but problem is that if someone overloads functions...
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Function pointers are pointers that can hold the address of a particular type of functions. These pointers, once initialized can be used to call the function whose address they are pointing to. Declaring Function Pointer A function pointer can be declared in following way : <return type of...
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Signals are the interrupts. They are a way of providing asynchronous events. For example a user typing ctrl-c on terminal to stop a program. Most of the programs need to handle signals. Every signal has a name like SIGxxx. For example : SIGALRM is the alarm signal that is generated when the timer...
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We will discuss the concept of Macros. A Macro is a name given to a piece of code or to a value. Whenever the macro is used in the code, it is replaced by its value at the very first stage (preprocessing stage) of compilation process. They are defined using '#define' directive. For...
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In this article, we will discuss different implementations of sleep functions that had flaws to understand how sleep function evolved. Before discussing the sleep function implementations, lets first understand briefly the following two functions : alarm() function From Linux Man page : ...
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Most of the people working on Linux must have used the basic command 'ls'. I use it many times a day. It is a very useful command when it comes to displaying the contents of a directory and their properties. For those few who have still not used 'ls' its high time now, go to its man page, study it...
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Recently I have been writing a lot on Linux files and functions related to file I/O. So, extending the discussion further in this article lets discuss two more important Linux functions : A) access(const char *pathname, int mode) This function checks whether the calling process can access...
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There are certain situations where you may want to limit your process's use of system resources like CPU or may want to put certain limitations on things like number of open file descriptors, maximum memory your process can allocate for its data etc. You may use commands like ulimit, sysconf etc to...
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Today while solving a problem, I had to convert integers to string in C to use its indexing capabilities. One simple solution was to use sprintf, which can be done in 2-3 lines, but i was temped to solve this problem without any string manipulation functions. The Code // Change a positive...
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I wanted to make a remake of my previous BAD versions of these 2 functions. I think they are working great now, and they're portable the same as the originals from STD library. ATOI /******************************************************************************************************** ...
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