Learn C Programming Language - Lesson 1What is C Programming Language?
C (pronounced like the letter C) is a general-purpose computer programming language developed between 1969 and 1973 by Dennis Ritchie at the Bell Telephone Laboratories for use with the Unix operating system.
Although C was designed for implementing system software, it is also widely used for developing portable application software.
C is one of the most widely used programming languages of all timeand there are very few computer architectures for which a C compiler does not exist. C has greatly influenced many other popular programming languages, most notably C++, which began as an extension to C.
- WikipediaWhat Is C Used for?
The C language is used to create software programs for computers in business, home, game and other areas. Along with the BASIC language, C and its later derivatives predominate in programming except for very specialized areas such as scientific applications.C Compilers:For Windows
Visual C/C++ 2008 Express
Borland C/C++ CompilerFor Linux: