History of C Programming

C is a general-purpose language which has been closely associated with the UNIX operating system for which it was developed - since the system and most of the programs that run it are written in C.

C was developed by Dennis Ritchie at the Bell Laboratories in 1972.c uses many concepts from thes languages and added the concept of data type and other powerful features.since it was developed along with the UNIX operating system.it is strongly associated with UNIX .this operating system,which was also developed at Bell Laboratories,was coded almost entirely in c.UNIX is one of the most popular network operating system in use today and the heart of the internet data superhighway.

Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie

C was used mainly in academic environments,but eventually with the release of many c compilers for commercial use and the increasing popularity of UNIX,it began to gain widespread support among computer professionals.today,c is running undera variety of operating system and hardware platforms.

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