[TUHS] History of popularity of C

Thomas Paulsen thomas.paulsen at firemail.de
Sun Jun 7 21:30:03 AEST 2020

>Seriously, is anyone still doing any real development in C besides
>kernel programming and embedded world??  Maybe I was living under a
>rock, but I always had an impression that the industry moved to C++ in
>the late 90s and stayed with it ever since.

I repeat myself: C never was intended for writing business applications. It was made for OS 
development in the sense of a portable assembler replacement. It also has found itself as the 
main devel language for fundamental services like db engines etc.

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