system functions in c++

C++ system() Function

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Course Overview

Welcome to our online course on mastering the system() function in C++! This course is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how to execute system-level commands directly from your C++ programs. Whether you’re looking to automate system tasks, manage files and directories, or control system operations, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the system() function effectively.

What You Will Learn

In this course, we cover a range of topics that will enhance your C++ programming capabilities, specifically focusing on the system() function. Here’s what you will learn:

  • Understanding the system() Function in C++: Gain a fundamental understanding of what the system() function is, how it works, and its applications in executing shell commands from within C++ programs.
  • Shutdown / Restart Computer: Learn how to use the system() function to perform critical system operations such as shutting down or restarting your computer programmatically.
  • Get System Date: Discover how to retrieve the current system date and time using system() and how to format this information for use in your applications.
  • Create New Directory: Explore methods to create new directories on your system using the system() function, allowing for dynamic directory management within your C++ programs.
  • List Files and Sub-Directories: Learn to list files and sub-directories within a specified directory, enabling you to programmatically navigate and manipulate the file system.