C Programming

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Subject:
 
Computer Science 

Provider:
 
Wikibooks 

Level:
 
Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division, Career / Technical
Language:
 
English 

Material Type:
 
Textbook 

Media Format:
 
Text/HTML
Abstract:
 
C is the most commonly used programming language for writing operating systems. The first operating system written in C is Unix. Later operating systems like GNU/Linux were all written in C. Not only is C the language of operating systems, it is the precursor and inspiration for almost all of the most popular high-level languages available today. In fact, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby are all written in C. By way of analogy, let's say that you were going to be learning Spanish, Italian, French, or Portuguese. Do you think knowing Latin would be helpful? Just as Latin was the basis of all of those languages, knowing C will enable you to understand and appreciate an entire family of programming languages built upon the traditions of C. Knowledge of C enables freedom.


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C Programming
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