C has been one of the most popular low-level programming languages in history. It continues to be popular today despite the success of object-oriented offshoots although modern C does give programmers the ability to create classes and encapsulate data. Many large-scale applications have been written completely in C including recognizable desktop programs even operating system kernels. C is actually well suited for large-scale applications.
The language provides programmers with a level of freedom that is not seen in many high-level structured languages. A programmer can really create (more…)