- Your name, email address, office #, office hours, etc.
- Student accounts
- Students who do not have accounts need to obtain unix
accounts. Explain the procedure.
- Here is a list of simple
unix commands .
- Explain man -k
- Students who do not know unix can either access the site above or
should buy "Unix at UMBC" at the bookstore (cost about $5.00).
- Logging in from home
- UCS is providing a free CD with the software necessary to logon
from home. It includes help sheets for the installations.
- The CDs are available in ECS 020 and consultants are also available
to answer any questions you may have.
- Explain that c programs are written using a text editor.
Students other than CMSC & CMPE majors may choose to use :
- Pico - looks & acts like pine
- VI - those that know VI already can still use it
- emacs - CMSC and CMPE majors should teach themselves emacs by using
the emacs tutorial.
- Type emacs at the unix prompt, then ^h t
- Mention that CSCM offers tutorials on emacs and other topics.
- Here is a list of some simple emacs commands
and some pico commands.
- Pine - Walk the students through writing the required email
- Browsers: Netscape, Explorer
- Have students go to the course homepage
Exercise : Have each student send you an email.
- Student's name
- Section number
- Social Security number
- Programming experience and why they're taking 201
Exercise : Lead the students through writing Hello World
- Have the students use a text editor to write a source file
called hello.c (as shown in lecture 2)
- try to compile the program
- fix syntax errors (one at a time)
- compile it
- run it
Thursday, 04-Feb-1999 14:01:34 EST