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Do it in two steps: There are resources for each part. Start by learning how to compile, link, run code, and launch the debugger, from the command line. Then learn how to write make files. You should also read Recursive Make Considered Harmful by Peter Miller. It should direct you away from a lot of common bad practice. When I applied what I learnt from it,...


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This is hard to diagnose without much more information, but my first thought is that this student is thinking too concretely. They are thinking about values and haven't abstracted out the idea that the actual value, 3, doesn't matter, but that "the idea of a value" does. If the student has a good understanding of math (say algebra) then a variable isn't ...


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