Over the years the application of C spread to many other platforms, and currently is the most extensively applied programming language. C has even influenced quite a few other well known languages, mainly C++, which was initially created as a better version to C. C is also the most frequently applied programming language for creating system software's.
C basically is a crucial system performance language. The original development of C took place amid 1969 and 1973 at the AT&T Bell Labs. It is believe that C was mainly influenced by B (BCPL, CPL), ALGOL 68, and Assembly.