What is Programming c++: Definition and 11 Discussions

C (, as in the letter c) is a general-purpose, procedural computer programming language supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope, and recursion, with a static type system. By design, C provides constructs that map efficiently to typical machine instructions. It has found lasting use in applications previously coded in assembly language. Such applications include operating systems and various application software for computer architectures that range from supercomputers to PLCs and embedded systems.
A successor to the programming language B, C was originally developed at Bell Labs by Dennis Ritchie between 1972 and 1973 to construct utilities running on Unix. It was applied to re-implementing the kernel of the Unix operating system. During the 1980s, C gradually gained popularity. It has become one of the most widely used programming languages, with C compilers from various vendors available for the majority of existing computer architectures and operating systems. C has been standardized by the ANSI since 1989 (ANSI C) and by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
C is an imperative procedural language. It was designed to be compiled to provide low-level access to memory and language constructs that map efficiently to machine instructions, all with minimal runtime support. Despite its low-level capabilities, the language was designed to encourage cross-platform programming. A standards-compliant C program written with portability in mind can be compiled for a wide variety of computer platforms and operating systems with few changes to its source code.As of January 2021, C was ranked first in the TIOBE index, a measure of the popularity of programming languages, moving up from the no. 2 spot the previous year.

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    Comp Sci Unfamiliar Compilation Errors In a Linked List Class (C++)

    Hi all. I'm working on my final project for a class. The assignment is to have a linked list of personal records, and then do some things with it. Right now I'm working on the linked list class "List.h". I've implemented a Person class "Person.h" as a composition of 3 subclasses "Address.h"...
  2. martusa

    Comp Sci Drawing Figures in C++: Put Circle Pattern in Square

    i only managed to draw a square and don’t know how to put circle pattern inside of it #include <stdio.h> int main() { int totalrowcol; printf("Enter the number of rows: "); scanf_s("%d", &totalrowcol); for (int rowno = 1; rowno <= totalrowcol; rowno++) { for (int...
  3. KonaGorrila

    C/C++ Suggested books to supplement learning C and C++ programing?

    Aloha, I am wanting to teach myself C and C++ programming languages and before I purchase any books or materials on the subject. I would like to see if anyone has any recommendations?, and the pros and cons if any, ect.
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    Programs Programming courses useful for physics majors?

    I'm a physics undergrad and was wondering which programming classes are most useful/beneficial; python, linux, c++, java, etc...
  5. sukalp

    What is online test series for exams?

    i wanted to ask you that i am having financial problem for preparing for exams for getting admission into international universities. are there online test series for physics,chemistry,maths in free
  6. sukalp

    Efficient Download of PDF from Teacher's Google Drive: A Guide

    hello i wanted to ask you that if we have a teacher website name. when we open pdf of his website it opens in google drive. when i opened c++ assignments file was zipping download is taking time but i am unable to download. what is the correct procedure for downloading pdf of google drive
  7. Prof. 27

    Comp Sci Problem with C++ Information Structures, Pointers, Arrays

    Homework Statement So I'm getting an error when I try to compile my C++ code: Debug Error Abort() has been called I have commented the code reasonably well, but the idea of the program is to take a file, separate the contents in each line to a part of a structure containing: Product Lookup...
  8. MAKK

    MATLAB [Convert Matlab code into C++]

    anyone help me to convert this sample code of Gaussian Cone shape of random number code in Matlab into C++ function GaussianCone clear all; clc; mx=10000; my=mx; mz=mx; z=[1:1:mz]'; sigma=0.01; R=0.5; mu=0; sigmax=sigma+R*z; sigmay=sigma+R*z; x=zeros(mx,1)...
  9. Prof. 27

    Program Bug: Programming Class

    Homework Statement So, I'm getting two blocks of zeroes in my console output from this program. After much effort (and stack exchange) I'm still unable to get it working. Could someone point me to a solution? Mod note: Added code tags Homework Equations #include<iostream> #include<iomanip>...
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    C/C++ Where Can I Find Good Resources for Learning C++ and Game Programming?

    Hey, guys, I would like to learn about programming in C++. Could you point out good pdf textbook or material about this? What about game programming, where should I really start? I would really appreciate the help. Thanks
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    Troubleshooting C++ Code: How to Fix Input Issues in a Programming Project

    I am working on a project, I am attaching my code and the Solutions...im not sure wat is wrong w/ the code, but i couldn't get it to ask for "Inputting a value for a" at all...i was able to get it to input theta1 and theta2 though. Plz help me out ASAP...I want to attach my assignment pages...