C Programming Languages

The family of C programming languages, consisting of C, C++, C#, and Objective-C, is a set of similar languages from different paradigms. The first of these languages, C, serves as the foundation for the set because its syntax, structure, and logic strongly influenced the development of the latter languages. Perhaps the most notable difference is that C# and Objective-C are object-oriented languages using classes that gain additional programming properties to build on the C language. The C++ language is inherently capable of object-oriented programming, but its flexibility also allows it to be programmed in the same paradigm as C. Due to the large number of similarities between them, a deeper understanding of C facilitates learning the other languages, as its programming principles can be generalized ...

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