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B. I. Tuleuov, A. B. OspanovaBeginning C++ Compilershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9563-2_9

9. Compilers

Berik I. Tuleuov1   and Ademi B. Ospanova2
Nur-Sultan, Akmolinskaia, Kazakhstan
Nur-Sułtan, Kazakhstan

This chapter provides brief descriptions of the widely used compilers for C/C++ and Fortran and gives practical advice on working with them.

A compiler is a special program designed to translate code written in a high-level language (Fortran, C/C++, etc.) into a processor “language” consisting of machine instructions. The input of the compiler is (in the simplest case) a file with the text of the program, say, in the C/C++ language, and the output ...

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