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C AND C++
UNIX: Both C and C++ are available in any of the university UNIX hosts. Kellogg's UNIX server, skew3, has two installations: the C (
MS Windows: Kellogg faculty and doctoral students may request installation of Microsoft Visual C or C++ on a university owned machine. These compilers are part of Microsoft Visual Studio Professional, to which Kellogg has access through a Microsoft Campus Agreement site license (renewed annually). Please refer to the KIS guidelines for hardware and software purchases, and contact the KIS faculty/staff group regarding the installation.
Both C and C++ are high-level programming languages; C++ is a superset of C, which with object-oriented programming features. For a history of the C language, see "The Development of the C Language", by Dennis M. Ritchie, one of the original developers of this language.
Skew3 has three versions of C and C++ installed. The default versions (responding to
In addition, Sun's BSD Compatibility Package C compiler is also available (/usr/ucb/cc).
The third version of these compilers corresponds to the GNU Project (
C++ programming tutorials:
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