On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Kenny Emond <cheeseylem...@gmail.com> wrote:
> What programming language is FreeDOS written in? Are the apps made in
> the same language?
>        --- Kenny

Speaking generally:

Most of the programs that make up the "core" components of FreeDOS are
written in C, Assembly, or both. These are the kernel and utilities
that replicate MS-DOS behavior - also called the "Base".

The programs that make up the rest of FreeDOS are written in a variety
of programming languages. C and Assembly are popular, but you will
also find many programs written in C++ and Pascal. It depends on what
the programmer wanted to use.

If you want to write programs for FreeDOS, you can use whatever
programming language you like. We have a list of compilers, libraries,
and other development tools listed on our website. Feel free to use
any of them, or whatever DOS programming toolkit or compiler that you


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