Generally speaking, C needs the help of a library to make it usable for web development.
There are two libraries that are commonly used to enable C to play well with the web:
LibOnion is a lightweight C library that helps create web servers in the C programming language. It’s based on request handlers that it uses to process all requests. The handlers may be nested, creating onion-like layers.
The first layer will generally check the server name.
The second layer checks for authentication.
The third checks if you asked for the right path.
Finally, the last returns a fixed message.
Handlers always have a next handler that will be called if the current handler will not process the current request.
Cello is a library that brings higher level programming to C. It helps in web development as it is a powerful system that compiles at runtime, allowing things to execute easier, which otherwise would be difficult and impractical.
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