C Language Tutorial

Introduction to C Programming

C is most popular and widely used computer programming language. It was developed by Dennis Ritchie in 1972 at the Bell Lab.

It is used to develop system application software.

There are various UNIX application developed in C language like OS, Compiler and many more.

C Language History 

C was started as a UNIX program Bell Lab.Dennis Ritchie was the founder of C Language.

C language is the successor of B and BCPL Language. It was formalized in 1988 by ANSI (American National Standard Institute).

The current stable version of C language is C11 and released in December 2011.

There were many programming languages developed before C language, listed below.

Language    Year Developed By
Algol 1960 International Group
BCPL 1967 Martin Richard
B 1970 Ken Thompson
Traditional C 1972 Dennis Ritchie
K & R C 1978 Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie
ANSI C 1989 ANSI Committee
ANSI/ISO C 1990 ISO Committee
C99 1999 Standardization Committee

List of C Language Contents

  1. Why should we use C Language?
  2. C Language Environment Setup
  3. Execution flow of C program
  4. C printf and Scanf
  5. C Data type
  6. C Token
  7. Variable in C
  8. Operators in C
  9. Comments in C
  10. Escape Sequence in C
  11. C – Storage Classes
  12. C Decision control statement
  13. Loop Statement in C
  14. Break, continue and goto statement in C
  15. Type Casting in C
  16. Function in C
  17. Recursion in C
  18. String in C
  19. C Array
  20. Pointer in C
  21. Dynamic memory allocation
  22. C –Structure
  23. Nested Structure in C
  24. Union in C
  25. File Handling in C
  26. C pre-processor

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