Linux + C – Pipes and Filters

We've seen how to pass arguments to programs, and we've seen how to write to files. Now we'll look at how that is done from the Terminal. Pipes A pipe redirects the standard output (stdout) from one program to the standard input (stdin) of another. It acts like a tunnel (or pipe) between two programs, which

Linux + C – File Pointers

Now that we have a basic understanding of pointers, we're ready to look at file I/O. Files A file is a collection of data which is stored in main memory (as opposed to registers, cache, or RAM). These files are capable of storing a tremendous amount of data, which we can retrieve and manipulate with our