C is a high-level structured oriented programming language, used in general purpose programming, developed by Dennis Ritchie at AT&T Bell Labs, the USA between 1969 and 1973.
C is most widely used general-purpose, powerful programming language which is very procedural and imperative in nature. Dennis M. Ritchie of Bell Telephone Laboratories, developed C in 1972 to produce the UNIX operating system.
Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie in 1978 gave the first publicly available description of C which is known as K&R standard.
C language has been used to write UNIX OS, UNIX applications and C language compiler. C is now a most widely used professional language.Some of its core features are−