(11/27) Exam 2 is closed book/notes/anything and will be,
like Exam 1, on the Remote Unix system.
(11/16) Group 3 extra tutoring sessions: (1) 11am - 2pm
on Saturday 12/2, and (2) 11am - 2pm on Saturday 12/9. Both
are in Tompkins 402.
(11/9) You can skip exercise 7 in Module 11.
(10/25) Some of you are going ahead to later modules and
completing those exercises ahead of time. Please note that I am
updating the modules as we go, so don't get too far ahead!
(10/23) If you are looking for an elective course, I will
be using programming to teach linear algebra in Spring 2018.
See here for more details
(10/23) Remember: you have your one-on-one this
week (my office). Please come a bit early so that you can be exactly on time.
Also: I will cancel office hours this week because of these meetings.
(10/11) Don't forget the late policy of the course (see the
"about" section). If you are late with something, you ought to
submit nonetheless because if you are near a grade borderline
at the end of the semester, we could consider its impact.
(10/5) Remember to complete module exercises 6.9 and 7.1
and bring them to class. We'll pick someone randomly to demo their
solution on the board.
(9/27) Extra tutoring hours with Ellis: 5-6pm
every other Thursday in SEH 4040, starting 9/28.
(9/27) Please do not submit code that does not compile.
Henceforth (Assignment 1 onwards), submissions that do not
compile will not get much by way of points.
(9/19) Please remember to exit Firefox and the Terminal before
you log out of the remote Unix desktop. If you were not able to do
this, open a Terminal and type the following:
(9/7) Coursework page is updated to reflect later submission of
(9/7) Please read a newly added section on include's in
Module 2 of C that follows the section on Comments. This should
clarify what's needed in your C files. Also, I've added
a template for module exercise 4.1 that should simplify
(9/7) Please read through the section on File I/O before
starting Exercise 2.
(8/31) Many of the module exercises have questions that seek
text answers or in some cases, drawings. Use a single PDF called
answers.pdf or results.pdf for all such
answers for each module.
(8/29) We will schedule two one-time extra help sessions this
week to help you get started with Unix, editing etc. They are:
(1) Friday 10-12 in SEH-4040; (2) Saturday 10-12 in SEH-4040.
In the survey (that was emailed to you), you should indicate
availability. We will let you know which one to attend by Thursday.
(8/11) Attendance in lab on Monday 8/28 is mandatory: there
will be a placement test you must take.
There is a subdirectory of cs2113 called
useful in which we will occasionally place
that will be useful in the course.
For those of you not quite familiar with Unix,
here is an elementary
tutorial in PDF.
The tutorial covers basic Unix and the
Emacs editor. However, note that
it was written for
the tcsh shell and not bash.
Nonetheless, most of it should apply.
Thus instead of setenv you should use
export in the .profile file.