What is the difference Between C and C++?
Following are some of the differences between C and C++.
- When compared to C++, C is a subset of C++. All valid C programs are valid C++ programs.
- C is a structural or procedural programming language, while C++ is an object oriented programming language.
- In C, Functions are the fundamental building blocks, while in C++, Objects are the fundamental building blocks.
- C doesn't have variable references, while C++ has variable references.
- C uses malloc and free for memory allocation while C++ uses new and delete for memory allocation.
- C does not provide direct support for error handling, while C++ supports exception handling that helps in error detection and smooth handling.
- C does not support function and operator overloading, while C++ supports both function and operator overloading.
- C doesn't support Generic programming, while templates in C++ allow to write generic programs.
- C doesn't support namespaces while C++ supports them.
Published on 15-Feb-2018 10:25:12