Chapter 12

The Most Recent C

Change cannot be prevented, and C is no exception. The C programming language is standardized by an ISO standard, and it is constantly under revision by a group of people who are trying to make it better and bring new features to it. This doesn't mean that the language will necessarily get easier, however; we might see novel and complex features emerge in the language as new content is added.

In this chapter, we are going to have a brief look at C11's features. You might know that C11 has replaced the old C99 standard, and it has been superseded by the C18 standard. In other words, C18 is the latest version of the C standard, and just before that we had C11.

It's interesting to know that C18 doesn't offer any new ...

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