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Introduction To

C

C is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations. By design, C provides constructs that map efficiently to typical machine instructions, and it has therefore found lasting use in applications that were previously coded in assembly language.

The main features of C language include low-level access to memory, simple set of keywords, and clean style, these features make C language suitable for system programming like operating system or compiler development.
Many later languages have borrowed syntax/features directly or indirectly from C language.

C was originally developed at Bell Labs by Dennis Ritchie, between 1972 and 1973. It was created to make utilities running on Unix. Later, it was applied to re-implementing the kernel of the Unix operating system[6]. During the 1980s, C gradually gained popularity. Nowadays, it is one of the most widely used programming languages[7][8], with C compilers from various vendors available for the majority of existing computer architectures and operating systems.

Our C language tutorial will take you through the basic, Intermediary and pro level of the language.

Why C Language is so popular?

C language is a very good language to introduce yourself to the programming world, as it is a simple procedural language which is capable of doing wonders.
Programs written in C language takes very less time to execute and almost executes at the speed of assembly language instructions. Initially C language was mainly used for writing system level programs, like designing operating systems, but there are other applications as well which can be very well designed and developed using C language, like Text Editors, Compilers, Network Drivers etc.
 

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