(the "g" is silent).
is the "K" of "K&R" or
, authors of the classic book on the
The C Programming Language
. He's also done a LOT of other work over the years, almost all of it worth finding out about... maybe at:
I thought that
BrianKernighan and DennisRitchie were the inventors of C and Unix, respectively. That's a lot more important than writing a book about C.
are the authors of
With Aho and Weinberger, he wrote
in 1988 which remains the most concise description of the
and a brief introduction to
A collection of interviews with Brian Kernighan:
He also wrote the essay
, which is worth reading even now, 20 years later.
He invented the
also the co-inventor of C? A fundamental concept in UNIX's design is that it's NOT written in assembly, but in a higher level programming language, C.
Nope. The original versions of Unix were written in PDP-8 assembly language. Rewriting it in C was a purely pragmatic decision, and intrinsically holds no value towards what makes Unix Unix. --SamuelFalvo ?
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