What was your first C project?

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    What was your first C project?

    Just curious. Mine hasn't happened yet.

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    No joke, my first C project was an RPC layer to allow communication between PC workstations running Windows and a Cobol application running on a mainframe.

    Before that I'd learned C++ and Cobol, never touched raw C.

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    Do you mean as a professional, or at school etc? My first proper project (that is, something bigger than a few dozen lines of code in one file) was a Lisp interpreter, which came to about 4000 lines or so. I'm sure I could do it in less and quicker now, but that's what I did. Or maybe the first one was a symbolic 68K disassembler - I think I did that one before the Lisp interpreter.

    Since then I've worked in C for about 16 years or so, at all levels from kernel programming to diddy applications.

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    my first was a basic calculator

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    I started with C when I joined cboard, and I ended up with a lite text file and man page viewer for linux in gtk+:

    http://www.intergate.com/~halfcountplus/see

    which I'm still developing, altho the webpage hasn't been updated in a while.

    The only thing I really knew before that was perl, and they (C and perl) shed a lot of light on each other (which makes sense, I believe perl is written in C).
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    GNU C Function and Macro Index -- glibc reference manual
    The C Book -- nice online learner guide
    Current ISO draft standard
    CCAN -- new CPAN like open source library repository
    3 (different) GNU debugger tutorials: #1 -- #2 -- #3
    cpwiki -- our wiki on sourceforge

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    The hello world project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C_ntua View Post
    The hello world project.
    Mine too

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    My first project was a integer calculator for Introduction to Programming in first year.

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    My first > 1000 lines project is a chess engine (AI).

    http://cyberfish.wecheer.com/Brainless

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    Quote Originally Posted by slingerland3g View Post
    Mine too
    Well yeah, mine too.

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    I think the question is not what was your first program, but what was your first project, for a class or a job or a large program or what have you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PunchOut View Post
    my first was a basic calculator
    LOL!
    PoEms R InsPiRatiOns of LIfE ExpErienCes!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    LOL!
    why is that "LOL"

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    Yeah I wonder about that too. An LOL! no less.

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    calculating BASIC?

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