Block structuredBlock structured
Computer programming languageComputer programming language
Developed in 1972Developed in 1972
Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
Bell Telephone LaboratoriesBell Telephone Laboratories
for use with the UnixOperating System.It has since spread to many other platforms.Although C was designed as a system implementationlanguage,it is also widely used for applications.C has also greatly influenced many other popular languages,especially C++, which was originally designed as anextension to C.