C is a structured, procedural programming language that has been widely used both for operating systems and applications .It is a general purpose programming language created “Dennis Ritchie” at the Bell laboratories in 1972. It is very popular language,despite being old. C is strongly associated with UNIX, as it was developed to write the UNIX operating system.
Facts About C:
C was invented to write an operating system called Unix. C is a successor of B Language which was introduced around the early 1970s. The Language was formalized in 1998 by the America National Standard Institute(ANSI). The Unix OS was totally written in C. Today C is the most widely used and popular system programming language.Most of the state of the art software have been implemented using C.
First C Program Hello World: