C Programming Language
About Lesson
  • C is a general-purpose, high-level language that was originally developed by Dennis M. Ritchie to develop the UNIX operating system at Bell Labs. C was originally first implemented on the DEC PDP-11 computer in 1972.
  • In 1978, Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie produced the first publicly available description of C, now known as the K&R standard.
  • The UNIX operating system, the C compiler, and essentially all UNIX application programs have been written in C. C has now become a widely used professional language for various reasons :

1.Easy to learn

2.Structured language

3.It produces efficient programs

4.It can handle low-level activities

5.It can be compiled on a variety of computer platforms




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