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.