In James Iry's hilarious history of computing languages, he wrote, "Dennis Ritchie
invents a powerful gun that shoots both forward and backward simultaneously.
8The computer scientist Dennis Ritchie
, the man behind the C programming language and the
, co-creator of the UNIX OS and the C programming language; John McCarthy, a pioneer in artificial intelligence; and, of course, Steve Jobs.
, who died on October 8, created the popular Cprogramming language and helped create the Unix operating software.
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, creator of the "C" language and co-creator of Unix is dead at age 70.
Re-elected to the state board were Andrews; Todd Allen of West Memphis; Troy Buck of Alpine; Rich Hillman of Carlisle; Dennis Ritchie
of Nashville; and Billy Sharp of War Eagle.
A mistake by Dennis Ritchie
in 18 minutes let in Jones again but he volleyed straight at Craig Hinchcliffe when in the clear.
has said, "people need to understand that C and Pascal are really the same language." Perhaps Perl and C are the same by Ritchie's criterion, nonetheless, Perl does things differently.
Unix was initially developed in 1969 on a DEC PDP-7 minicomputer by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie
, programmers for AT&T.
The delegate body elected eight directors to the state board: Todd Allen, John Andrews II, Johnny Loftin, Dennis Ritchie
, Randy Veach, Richard Plugge, Mary Ratcliffe and Billy Sharp.