Question: What are C and C++?
C++are third-generation high-level programming languages developed at AT&T Bell Labs during the early 1970s and early 1980s, respectively. Every ANSI C program is also a C++ program; however, the opposite is not true.
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C is a structured, procedural programming language that has been widely used both for operating systems and applications and that has had a wide following in the academic community. Many versions of UNIX-based operating systems are written in C. C has been standardized as part of the Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX).
C++ is an object-oriented programming language that is now generally viewed as the best language for creating large-scale application programs. C++ is a superset of the C language.
C was created by Dennis Ritchie and C++ was created by Bjarne Stroustrup.
Creator: Gerald Thurman