- What is C programming language.
- Who developed C programming language.
- What are the uses of C programming language.
What is C Programming language
- C is a general-purpose, imperative popular computer programming language.
- C programming language was originally developed by Dennis Ritchie between 1969 and 1973 at AT&T Bell Labs in USA.
- It supports structured programming, variable scope, recursion, provide low-level access to memory etc.
- C become one of the most widely used programming languages of all time. C is also the most widely used programming language for writing operating systems, UNIX is the first programming language written in C.
- C programming is considered as the precursor for almost all of the most popular high-level languages available today including C++, D, Go, Rust, Java etc.
Who developed C Programming Language
In 1972 Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs developed C and in 1978, Dennis Ritchie and Brian Kernighan published the first edition of The C Programming Language.
What are the uses of C programming language.
C is one of the most popular languages out there for programming lower level things like operating systems and device drivers, as well as implementing programming languages. C was originally developed for creating system applications that direct interacts to the hardware devices. Below are some examples of uses of C programming language.
- Operating System Kernel
- Programming Language Compilers
- Text Editors and Word processors
- Print Spoolers
- Network Drivers
- Modern Softwares
- Database and File systems
- Embedded systems
- Real Time softwares