Lightweight programming language similar to C++
'lwc' is a programming language that looks like C++ and is directly translated to readable C code. It supports function overloading, member functions, inheritance, polymorphism (virtual functions), multiple inheritance, virtual inheritance and pure virtual functions, constructors/destructors, new/delete, and simplistic templates. By studying the generated C code it is easy to understand how OOP features are implemented and what is the cost of everything. Adding new features and extensions is also very easy (much easier than adding new C++ extensions to gcc at least).
released on 24 September 2003
24 September 2003
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|Required to build||compiler with support for: C99 designators|
|Required to build||compound statements in expressions and typeof (gcc 3.x has these)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 September 2003.
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