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Useful list of tutorials in C

Useful list of tutorials in C

 

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This GitHub repository has a pretty long list of beginner to medium sized project tutorials in C. There are over 30 on game development alone with titles like “Create a 2D platformer” and “SDL2 Isometric Game Tutorial“.

Other tutorials are on databases, networking, programming languages and operating systems plus even a bit on Blockchain. Recommended!

I’ve added a permanent link on the Links to C utilities page (on the top menu).

Open source repositories are worth a trawl

Open source repositories are worth a trawl

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How many C language projects do you think there are on GitHub? If you put language:C in the search box, you get the astonishing figure of 980,752! That would take some trawling through.

There are other search terms you can use as well. Click the cheat sheet link on the bottom left of the page and it will popup a form explaining how to filter for various things.  You are probably as well reading the GitHub search help. There’s a lot more to search there.

Confusingly the searches sometimes seem to come up with different values. I’ve seen it vary between 578,000 and over a million!   Add game to the search and there’s only 31,426 projects! Only…