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Tech Terms, 3rd Edition by Jeff Rutenbeck

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C

C Programming Language

Level: 2

Definition: A high-level programming language developed in the 1970s that is not as user friendly as BASIC, but much easier to use than binary commands. Designed to reduce software development time and to make efficient use of computer resources, C uses some symbols instead of requiring written programming commands and has emerged as one of the most popular software development languages for personal computer applications. (See also BASIC and C++.)

C++ Programming Language

Level: 2

Definition: An extension of the C programming language combining features of the original and other programming languages. C++ emphasizes the use of small sequences of commands called objects, which are reused to save development time, ...

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