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COSC 430 - Introduction to Systems Programming


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in COSC 300  and COSC 310  or instructor permission
An in-depth introduction to a systems programming, system programming language(s) and application of those language(s) to systems-level problems. The focus is on programming constructs that are closely aligned with the architecture of a digital computer including those providing portability between platforms, dynamic allocation and management of virtual memory, complex in-memory data structures, reading/writing binary data using sequential and random access, pointer arithmetic/manipulation, and interaction between threads/processes.



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