Hour 19Programming with C and C++

C is one of those programming languages that most programmers never predicted would take off. Designed as a highly efficient, somewhat cryptic language used to write an operating system named UNIX, C is a language designed by systems programmers. In the late 1980s, the same decade after its primary release, virtually every program on the store shelves was written in C. C, followed by its successor C++, quickly replaced the popular Pascal language in the 1980s and despite the fact that a much broader set of programming languages are available today for different development jobs, C and C++ still remain viable programming choices. C’s impact on the programming world cannot be stressed enough.

Many consider C++ ...

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