Which language is used in creating windows OS and it's application?

In summary, the primary language used to create Windows OS and its applications is C++, but other languages such as C# and Visual Basic are also utilized. C++ is preferred due to its efficiency in memory management and direct hardware access. However, applications in Windows OS can be developed using different languages, such as C#, Visual Basic, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. There is no specific programming language recommended for developing Windows applications, as Microsoft offers a variety of tools and languages for developers to choose from.
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Hi. Which language is used in creating windows OS and it's application?
 
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For Windows NT, it was some assembly, C, and C++, but I don't know the ratios other than the amount of assembly code was small.
 

What language is used to create Windows OS and its applications?

The primary language used to create Windows OS and its applications is C++. However, other languages such as C# and Visual Basic are also used.

Why is C++ the main language used in creating Windows OS and its applications?

C++ is a high-level, object-oriented programming language that allows for efficient memory management and direct access to hardware components. This makes it well-suited for developing complex and performance-intensive systems like Windows OS.

Do all applications in Windows OS use the same programming language?

No, while the core of Windows OS is written in C++, applications can be developed using a variety of languages. For example, Microsoft Office applications are primarily developed in C# and Visual Basic.

Are there any other languages used in creating Windows OS and its applications?

Yes, other languages such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS are also used for developing Windows applications, particularly for web-based applications.

Is there a specific programming language recommended for developing Windows applications?

No, Microsoft provides a wide range of tools and languages for developing Windows applications, and developers can choose the language that best suits their needs and preferences.

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