Lightweight C++

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Lightweight C++

http://students.ceid.upatras.gr/~sxanth/lwc/index.html
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).


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Download version 0.8 (beta)
released on 24 September 2003

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
SimplePermissiveJanet Casey24 September 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Stelios Xanthakis Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:lwc-list@nongnu.org


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildcompiler with support for: C99 designators
Required to buildcompound 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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