C++ Popularity Up Slightly, Programmers Debate Its Merits

C++ Popularity Up Slightly, Programmers Debate Its Merits

By Chris Crum March 12, 2015

Despite having shown signs of decline, the C programming language family continues to hold some of the most popular languages. C continues to hold the top spot, followed by Java, then Objective-C, C++, and C#. Out of these top five …

Programming Languages Are Constantly Evolving Programming Languages Are Constantly Evolving

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