C is a computer programming language developed by Dennis Ritchie in Bell Laboratory around 1970. It is one of the widely used programming languages used to develop system software as well as application software. C language has a set of instructions and commands specified which are interpreted by computer through a C compiler.
The first major program written in C was a UNIX operating system. There are many programming languages influenced by C, among them C++, an object oriented programming language is an advancement of C.
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