Your First Program Using Codeblocks IDE

0001 Your first program

*Using Codeblocks 17.12

1. Create a new Project

2.Select “Console Application” and click on go.

3.Select “C” and click next.

4. Give your project a title and optionally select a folder where you want the project to be created. In this case we use “Upper camel case”` : “0001-MyFirstProgram”

5.Leave all settings as default and choose finish:

6. Open main.c from the tree on the left. [1] Expand sources, [2]then double click on “main.c”.

7. Click on Build, and choose build and run.

8. Your code is now built to an executable file, and the program is executed in the console window:


  1. What happens when “Hello world!\n” is changed to “Hello world!” and the program is run?
  2. Modify the printed message to say “Goodbye”.

You can download the project here:

The code is shown below:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main()
    printf("Goodbye world!");
    return 0;

© 2021  Vedesh Kungebeharry. All rights reserved. 

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