Introduction to C Programming

Last Updated Nov 1, 2015, 07:00:14 PM

C is a general-purpose, imperative programming language. C programming is a widely used computer language even since it was introduced by Dennis Ritchie

C programming was manily used to develop the operating system and kernels. Some features in C language that are admired by other mainstream programming languages. The main features are low-level access to memory, simple keywords, clean coding style.

You might wonder why C language has become a widely used language, here are the few glimps about it.

  • C language is works almost on any platform
  • C language can be learn by anyone. It is that much easy
  • C is a structured programming language

Types of Applications Developed using C Language

Although, c was originally used to develop operating systems later on C was extended to develop other types of applications such as embedded systems, kernels, compilers etc..

  • Network Drivers
  • Text Editors
  • Databases
  • Language Interpreters
  • Operating Systems
  • Kernel Programming