A brief history of the C language.
It 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.
The C programming language came out of Bell Labs in the early 1970s.
The development of C was to become the basis for Unix.
It was developed to overcome the problems of previous languages such as B, BCPL, etc.
C has changed over the years and is still a common language to use in lower level programs, like kernels.
It inherits many features of previous languages such as B and BCPL.
|Traditional C||1972||Dennis Ritchie|
|K & R C||1978||Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie|
|ANSI C||1989||ANSI Committee|
|ANSI/ISO C||1990||ISO Committee|