Tribute to Dennis Ritchie- creator of C and co-creator of UNIX

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Another major blow to the world of Computing after Steve Job’s death on 5th October, 2011. Dennis Ritchie, the man responsible for C and co-creator of UNIX along with Ken Thompson died on October 8th 2011.

The C language is widely used in application and operating system development, and its influence is seen in most modern programming languages.

UNIX is a powerful operating system which has has played a major role in the creation of Internet and World Wide Web. It’s variants like Linux and Mac OS are widely used in the modern world.

Programming Palace offers a tribute to the great man. RIP Dennis Ritchie.