Best New Free Computer IT Training Tutorial Resources

March 28, 2009

Programming in C, C++, Perl, Java, and Fortran

Here are several slide presentations, programming tutorials, and some programming books that will teach you Programming in C, C++, Perl, Java, and Fortran, and also show you how to get started with Multithreaded and Shared Memory Programming. These programming learning materials are made available by the Georgia Institute of Technology .

Introduction to Scientific Computing
Here are 17 detailed slides that provide an introduction to Scientific Computing. The contents review: Requirements of scientific computing, Some definitions of terms used in scientific computing, Computer architectures, and Benchmarking. (17 pages, 356kb, pdf)

Introduction to C and C++ Programming
This is a 21-slide presentation giving a general overview, with a few coding examples, of the C and C++ programming languages. (21 pages, 48b, pdf)

OpenMP: An API for Portable Shared Memory Programming
This is a presentation of 26 slides that gives an overview and explains some of the details of Shared Memory Parallelization and OpenMP. (7 pages, 41kb, pdf)

C Programming Tutorial

   Section 1: Basic C

  1. Introduction
  2. Basic C, Operations, Types, Storage Classes
  3. Functions, Preprocessor
  4. Input/Output, File Input/Output
   Section 2: Advanced C
  1. Pointers
  2. Arrays
  3. Dynamic Memory Allocation
  4. Strings
  5. Structures
  6. Advanced Data Structures
   Section 3: Appendix
  1. Make and Makefiles
  2. Debugging Techniques
  3. Creating Libraries
  4. Programming Tips and Tricks

Perl Programming Tutorial

   Section 1: Simple Perl
  1. Introduction
  2. Data Structures: Scalars, Arrays, Hashes
  3. Program Control and Functions
  4. Input/Output, File Input/Output, Command-Line Arguments
   Section 2: Beyond Simple Perl
  1. Records and References
  2. Regular Expressions and String Manipulation
  3. Manipulating Files and Directories
  4. Process Management

Multithreaded Programming: Improving Performance through Threads

An overview and tutorial, with coding examples, of multithreaded C programming.
 - What is a thread?
 - Thread Design Patterns
 - Protecting Shared Resources
 - Thread Synchronization Primitives
 - POSIX pthreads
 - Performance Considerations
 - Multiprocess Programming
 - Resources

Online Programming Books and Manuals:

Thinking in Java, 2nd Edition (Revision 12)
 - Source Code (zip format)

Thinking in C++: Volume 1, 2nd Edition
 - Source Code (zip format)

Thinking in C++: Volume 2, 2nd Edition (Revision 2)
 - Source Code 1 (zip format)
 - Source Code 2 (zip format)

Fortran 90 and Computational Science

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