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Compatibility of C and C++

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  1. The C and C++ programming languages are closely related

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. While C and C++ maintain a large degree of source compatibility, the object files their respective compilers produce can have important differences that manifest themselves when intermixing C and C++ code

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  3. C++ grew out of C and is mostly a superset of the latter

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  4. Due to this, C code is often developed with C++ IDEs, integrated with C++ code, and compiled in C++ compilers

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  5. While most C source code will compile as C++ code without any changes, certain language differences prevent C++ from being a strict superset of C. C++ introduces many features that are not available in C - C++ code is not valid C code

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