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C is a small, general-purpose, imperative programming language with a static type system, scopes, and structures. It's typically used as an alternative to assembly programming, such as in operating systems.
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About C

#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char* argv[]) {
	printf("Hello, World!\n");
}

C is a general purpose language, used for a wide range of applications, from embedded computers to high-performance computing clusters.

C is commonly found in low level applications as it's a good alternative to harder-to-read assembly languages. It can be compiled to assembly to keep the same level of performance, while increasing readability, and providing a small level of safety with static types!

C was created by Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs, and used to re-implement the Unix operating system. Now, it's one of the most used programming languages, with many compilers supporting providing support for most available hardware and platforms - there's plenty of resources and support available to help you get started!

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Meet the C Track mentors

Once you join the C language track, you will receive support and feedback from our team of mentors. Here are the bios of a few of the mentors of this track.

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Mayur Deepak Wadhwani LinkedIn

I am constantly looking out ways to improve myself. At this stage, I feel like I am capable enough to mentor people.
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Sebastian Borza https://github.com/sebito91

I'm a Canadian (based in Chicago) freelance golang, C and python developer working on projects within the gaming, finance and data-science worlds respectively. My favorite freetime task is coding challenges and I'm more than happy to help people talk through solutions!
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Larry Ruane https://github.com/LarryRuane

I've been a C programmer for many years. I used to work at Bell Labs.
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Utkarsh Gupta https://github.com/utkarsh2102

I love C because despite the prevalence of high-level languages, C continues to empower the world. I mostly code in C and also use it for open source projects.
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Karthik Nayak https://github.com/KarthikNayak

The language which got me interested in programming. Most of my open source contributions have been in C.
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Quentin Laillé https://github.com/QLaille

Epitech Student (Promotion 2021), I take time to shorten yours developing exciting projects.
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Community-sourced C exercises

These are a few of the 57 exercises on the C track. You can see all the exercises here.

Sum Of Multiples
medium
control flow case statements
control flow loops
math
Largest Series Product
medium
control flow loops
performance optimizations
strings
math
Atbash Cipher
medium
control flow if else statements
control flow loops
strings
Binary Search Tree
medium
arrays
control flow loops
recursion
structs
Palindrome Products
easy
functions
pointers
strings
structs
math
Diamond
easy
arrays
control flow if statements
functions
strings
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Meet the C Track maintainers

The C Maintainers are the brains behind the C Track. They spend their spare time creating interesting and challenging exercises that we can all learn from. We are incredibly grateful for their hard work. Here are the bios of a few of the maintainers of this track.

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