C Programming Introduction

C Programming Introduction

C Programming

C programming is a general-purpose, procedural language developed in 1972 by Dennis M Ritchie at the Bell Telephone Laboratories to develop the UNIX operating system and the main features of the C language include low-level access to memory, simple set of keywords, these features make the C language suitable for system programmings like operating system or compiler development. This language is considered as the base for other programming languages, so it is known as the mother language.

 List of the key advantages of learning C Programming

    • Easy to learn
    • Structured language
    • It produces efficient programs
    • It can handle low-level activities
    • It can be compiled on a variety of computer platforms

Hello World using C Programming

#include <stdio.h>

int main() {
 
   printf("Hello World! \n");
   
   return 0;
}

Output

Hello World!

 

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of any of the programming languages will help you in understanding the C programming concepts and move fast on the learning track.

 

Also read, Basic Syntax

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