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Since its inception on 2000-05-29, SQLite has been implemented in generic C.
C was and continues to be the best language for implementing a software
library like SQLite.  There are no plans to recode SQLite in any other
programming language at this time.






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<title>Why Is SQLite Coded In C</title>

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Note: Sections 2.0 and 3.0 of this article were added in response
to comments on 
[https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16585120|Hacker News] and
[https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/84fzoc/why_is_sqlite_coded_in_c/|Reddit].
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<p>
Since its inception on 2000-05-29, SQLite has been implemented in generic C.
C was and continues to be the best language for implementing a software
library like SQLite.  There are no plans to recode SQLite in any other
programming language at this time.