Tuesday, November 07, 2017

History of C Language

History of C language is interesting to know. Here we are going to discuss brief history of C language. C programming language was developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie at bell laboratories of AT&T (American Telephone & Telegraph), located in U.S.A. Dennis Ritchie is known as the founder of c language.

Language
Year
Developed By
Algol
1960
International Group
BCPL
1967
Martin Richard
B
1970
Ken Thompson
Traditional C
1972
Dennis Ritchie
K & R C
1978
Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie
ANSI C
1989
ANSI Committee
ANSI/ISO C
1990
ISO Committee
C99
1999
Standardization Committee

It was developed to overcome the problems of previous languages such as B, BCPL etc. Initially, C language was developed to be used in UNIX operating system. It inherits many features of previous languages such as B and BCPL. Let's see the programming languages that were developed before C language. 



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