History of C

Written By -

History

  • Developed by Dennis Ritchie in 1973 .
  • The PDP-11 version of UNIX was written in assembly language.
  • Assembly language are hard to write and understand. So, developers of UNIX OS decided to rewrite UNIX in B language. But B language was insufficient to write UNIX, this led to the development of C language.
  • K&R C – is defined as the first edition of C Language by Brian Kernhigan and Dennis Ritchie, published in 1978.

 

ANSI C:

 

ANSI is a US standards body that released the first standard specification for C in 1989. The standard was adopted by ISO in 1990 and ISO are now the standards body for the language – not ANSI.
ANSI C just refers to a particular standard for C Language.

 

Standard of C :

 

  • C89
  • C99
  • C11

 

History Table :

 

Language Developed by Year
ALGOL International Group 1960
BPCL Martin Richards 1967
B Ken Thompson 1970
Traditional C Dennis Ritchie 1972
K&R C Brain Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie 1978
ANSI C ANSI Committee 1989
ANSI/ISO C ISO Committee 1990

 

Report Error/ Suggestion

Related Posts:

[yuzo_views]











CopyRight © 2019

CopyRight © 2019