Saturday, February 2, 2013

Comparative Study of C and C++


Comparative study of C and C++:

C
C++
Designed by
Designed by Dennis Ritchie
Designed by B. Jarne Stroustrp
String type
Cannot use string type by declare it using as an array of characters
Can use string type, using ‘string’ data type
Major Implementations
GCC, Borland C, MS VC
MSVC++
Program I/O
scanf for input or printf for output
cin for input or cout for output
Speed
C applications are faster to compile and execute than C++ applications
C++ applications are generally slower at runtime and are much slower to compile than C
Program Include
Uses #include<stdio.h>
Uses #include<iostream.h>
Language type
Procedural oriented language
Object Oriented language
Influenced
awk, C#, objective-C, Pearl, PHP, Java, C++, JavaScript
Java, PHP, Pearl, JavaScript, Ada 95, D
Appeared in
1972
1985
OOP
Not built in
Yes, polymorphism and inheritance
Paradigm
Procedural system implementation language
Multi paradigm language
Execution flow
Top to Bottom
Bottom to Top

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