In This Chapter
If you’re looking to learn C or C++ programming, this part of the book isn’t the right place to start. Unlike Perl, Python, PHP, or even C#, it takes more than a little dabbling to produce something productive with C, so this chapter is primarily focused on the tools Ubuntu offers you as a C or C++ programmer.
Whether you’re looking to compile your own code or someone else’s, the GNU Compiler Collection (
gcc) is there to help. It understands C, C++, Fortran, Pascal, and dozens of other popular languages, which ...