What Is C Language?

What Is C Language?

C is a general-purpose, procedural computer programming language supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope, and recursion, with a static type system.

History of C Language

C Language was designed and developed by Dennis Ritchie at AT & T’s Bell laboratories of USA in 1972. It is a general purpose programming language.

Dennis Ritchie (right) with Ken Thompson
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Ken Thompson created the B language in 1969 from Martin Richard’s BCPL. Dennis Ritchie later converted B into C by retaining most of the B’s syntax in 1972 and wrote the first compiler.

C is designed for system programming language

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