c program for creating a text file from string in buffer

Create a str_to_file.c file as contents below, OR use from github

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

int main (int argc, char **argv) {
char *str = (char *) malloc(4096);
FILE *fp;
int ret;
size_t size;

strcpy(str, “{\”myname\”:”);
strcat(str, “\””);
strcat(str, “devbee”);
strcat(str, “\”}”);

fp = fopen( “myfile.txt” , “w” );
size = fwrite(str , 1 , strlen(str) , fp);
if (size != strlen(str)) {
printf(“unable to write to file: size: %d, strlen : %d\n”, size, strlen(str));
} else {
printf(“myfile.txt file written successfully\n”);

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return 0;

Compile above source as,
gcc -o str_to_file str_to_file.c
Test / Execute it as,
This will create myfile.txt in your current working directory where you have str_to_file binary,

The code is also available at github

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