Windows Install: Overview

The lab walks you through the processes of setting up the tools to write and compile C code. You will then create a C program to learn about input and output in C.

The C programming environment for these labs consist of two components, which are:

  1. A code editor: Visual Studio Code

  2. A C/C++ compiler: MinGW

Goals for Lab 1

During this lab, you will learn how to:

  1. Setup your C programming environment.

  2. Compile an .c source file to an .exe file.

  3. Write data to the console window

  4. Read input from the console window