History of C Language

History of C Language

  1. The programming language term is started in the year of 1950’s with the language called FORTRAN.
  2. From FORTRAN language one more programming language is evaluated
  3. The beginning of C is started in the year of 1967 with the language called BCPL. Basic Combined Programming Language which is evaluated by Martin Richards.
  4. In the year of 1970’s from BCPL one more programming language is evaluated by ken Thomson called B language.
  5. From ALGOL, BCPL and B; in the year of 1972 Dennis Ritchie was evaluated one more programming language called C language. At Bell Labs for developing system software.
  6. C was documented and popularized in the book ‘The C Programming Language’ by Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie in 1978. This book also popular that the language came to be known as ‘K& RC’.
  7. In the year of 1989 C programming language is standardized by ANSI that version is called ANSI C.
  8. In 1990 the international standards organization (ISO) adopted the ANSI standard. This version of C came to be known as C89.
  9. In 1995, some minor changes were made to C89, the new modified version was known as C95.
  10. In 1999, some significant changes were made to C95; the modified version came to be known as C99.
  11. In the year of 2000, C99 was adopted as an ANSI standard.
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