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Programming languages - C Programming

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Lesson Description


Lession - #2 C Overview


The UNIX operating system, the C compiler, and essentially all UNIX application programs have been written in C. C has now become a widely used professional language for various reasons −

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


C Programs
A C program can vary from 3 lines to millions of lines and it should be written into one or more text files with extension ".c"; for example, hello.c. You can use "vi", "vim" or any other text editor to write your C program into a file.