/C

Speed Of Rust Vs C

- Kornel Lesiński tl;dr: "Rust programs also optimize quite well, sometimes better than C. While C is good for writing minimal code on byte-by-byte pointer-by-pointer level, Rust has powerful features for efficiently combining multiple functions or even whole libraries together."

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What Science Can Tell Us About C And C++'s Security

- Alex Gaynor tl;dr: Research suggests that using memory-safe programming languages results in reduction in number of vulnerabilities.

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The Abiopause

- Drew DeVault tl;dr: C clearly stands out as the "single most important and influential programming language." However, as you work with other languages a tension arises - "you’re stuck either writing bad C code or using poorly-suited tools to interface badly with an otherwise good API."

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C, What The Fuck??!

- Robin Martijn tl;dr: In C, the placement of code comments impacts compilation. This leads to an explanation of Trigraphs and some of the the language decisions that were made early on. 

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