History of C Programming Language

 

Dennis Ritchie - founder of C language

 

History of C language is interesting to know. Here we are going to discuss a brief history of the c language.

 

C programming language was developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie at bell laboratories of AT&T (American Telephone & Telegraph), located in the U.S.A.

 

Dennis Ritchie is known as the founder of the c language.

 

It was developed to overcome the problems of previous languages such as B, BCPL, etc.

 

Initially, C language was developed to be used in UNIX operating system. It inherits many features of previous languages such as B and BCPL.