Dennis Ritchie


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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis M. Ritchie, co-author of the Unix operating system, inventor of the C programming language and demigod.

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An integral part of our mission is to empower second chance participants to achieve economic independence through professional skills training and educational development tools, said Dennis Ritchie, career services manager, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky.
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
Dennis Ritchie, co-creator of the UNIX OS and the C programming language; John McCarthy, a pioneer in artificial intelligence; and, of course, Steve Jobs.
Dennis Ritchie, who died on October 8, created the popular Cprogramming language and helped create the Unix operating software.
From Twitter Follow The Journal on Twitter @TheJournalNews @maddoghall (Maddog Hall): Dennis Ritchie, 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.
Dennis Ritchie 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 new inductees include David Walt of Harvard University, the inventor of microwell arrays, which revolutionized genetic analysis by making it possible to analyze thousands of genes simultaneously; Turing Award winners Ken Thompson and the late Dennis Ritchie, who created the UNIX operating system and the C programming language; and Jeff Kodosky and James Truchard of National Instruments, who introduced the graphical programming language LabView.
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.