The C Programming Language is a structure oriented programming language, developed at Bell Laboratories in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie.
C Programming language features were derived from an earlier language called "B" (Basic Combined Programming Language - BCPL).
C Language was invented for implementing UNIX operating system.
In 1978, Dennis Ritchie and Brian Kernighan published the first edition "The C Programming Language", commonly known as K&R C.
In 1983, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) eltablished a committee to provide a modern, comprehensive definition of C. The resulting definition, the ANSI standard, or "ANSI C", was completed late 1988.
C language is one of the powerful language. Some of the features of C language are :
The C programming language is used for developing system applications that forms a major porion of operating systems such as Windows, UNIX and Linux. Some examples of C being used are :