Hours: 32 / Access Length: 7 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $375.00

Course Overview:

In this course we will cover the fundamentals of writing programs in Motif for the X Windows environment. You will create programs using widgets and learn to create your own widgets. Your Motif applications will include menus, dialog boxes and you will be able to display and format text and graphics.

Course Outline:

  • Students will create a basic Motif application.
  • Students will use the Resource Manager to manage interface preferences.
  • Students will develop Motif applications that use various Widgets.
  • Students will write Motif applications that have menus and display dialog boxes.
  • Students will write Motif applications that respond to events and user input.
  • Students will write Motif applications that display graphics.
  • Students will write Motif applications that display text.
  • Students will write Motif code that supports interclient communication.
  • Students will write Motif code to create their own Widgets.
  • Students will write a Motif application that uses what they have learned in this course.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **