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History of C Language

Dennis Ritchie - Developed of C language

Dennis Ritchie is founder of the C language.C language was developed by Dennis Ritchie in 1972 to develop the UNIX Operating System at bell laboratories of AT&T (American Telephone & Telegraph), located in the U.S.A., Mainly this language develop for system software and Operating System.

Let's see Developed before C language.

LanguageYearDeveloped By
Algol1960International Group
BCPL1967Martin Richard
B1970Ken Thompson
Traditional C1972Dennis Ritchie
K & R C1978Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie
ANSI C1989ANSI Committee
ANSI/ISO C1990ISO Committee
C991999Standardization Committee

Where use C Language

C Language is mainly used for;

  • Design Operating system
  • Design Language Compiler
  • Design Database
  • Language Interpreters
  • Utilities
  • Network Drivers
  • Assemblers