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Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:11 PM

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The C programming language was devised in the early 1970s as a system implementation language for the nascent Unix operating system. Derived from the typeless language BCPL, it evolved a type structure; created on a tiny machine as a tool to improve a meager programming environment, it has become one of the dominant languages of today. This paper studies its evolution.


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I see this post today talking about the evolution of C in brief, so think I would share it here.

Some of sub-topics covered in are:

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- Introduction
- History: the setting
- Origins: the languages
- More History
- The Problems of B
- Embryonic C
- Neonatal C
- Portability
- Growth in Usage
- Standardization
- Successors
- Critique
- Whence Success?


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