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Introduction to the world of programming in C (module 1).

In this article we will discuss about the introduction and some of the facts of C programming language.

Introduction to 'C' language :- 
C language facilitates a very efficient approach to the development and implementation of computer programs. 
C is a general purpose, high level language that was originally developed by DENNIS M. RITCHIE to develop the UNIX operating system at bell labs. C was Originally first implemented on DEC PDP-11 computer in 1972. 
In 1978, Brian kernighan and dennis ritche produced the first publicity available descriptions of C, now known as the K &R standard. 
The UNIX operating system, the C compiler, and essentially all UNIX applications programs have been written in C. The C has now become a wide used professional language for various reasons. 

1.Easy to learn.
2.Structured language.
3.It provides efficient programs 
4. It can handle low level activities 
5. It can be compiled on a variety of computer platforms. 
Facts of C language :-
  • C was invented to write operating system called UNIX. 
  • C is a successor of B language which was introduced around 1970. 
  • The language was formalized in 1988 by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI).
  •  The UNIX OS was totally written in C by 1973. 
  • Today C is the most widely used and popular system programming language. 
  • Most of the state of the art softwares have been implemented using C.
  • Today's most popular Linux OS and RDBMS MySQL have been written in C. 
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