C Programming is best known programming language. C Programming is near to machine as well as human so it is called as Middle level Programming Language. C Programming can be used to do verity of tasks such as networking related,OS related.

C language is used for creating computer applications. It is used in writing Embedded softwares, Firmware for various electronics, industrial and communications products which use micro-controllers. It is also used in developing verification software, test code, simulators etc. for various applications and hardware products. For Creating Compiles of different Languages which can take input from other language and convert it into lower level machine dependent language. C is used to implement different Operating System Operations. UNIX kernel is completely developed in C Language.

C was initially used for system development work, in particular, the programs that make-up the operating system. Why use C? Mainly because it produces code that runs nearly as fast as code written in assembly language.

  • Some examples of the use of C might be:

    • Operating Systems

    • Language Compilers

    • Assemblers

    • Text Editors

    • Print Spoolers

    • Network Drivers

    • Modern Programs

    • Data Bases

    • Language Interpreters

    • Utilities

What next?

The next topic is Installing C

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