C is used for low level programming where speed and efficiency are key. C is made even more appealing because the mapping from C to assembly is relatively simple compared to higher level languages. Many programs today are still written in C, and interfaces to C libraries are commonplace in system programs.

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  • Platform(s): MacOS X, Linux, Unix, Windows, Solaris, and others.
  • Language Type: Compiled

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