Ritchie, Dennis M. "The development of the C programming language" in "History of Programming Languages", ACM Press/Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, New York (1996) ed Bergin and Gibson

(1996)

Languages mentioned

  • ALGOL 68 {1968} 3rd generation ALGOL
  • B {1970} Systems Programming Language
  • BCPL {1967} Basic CPL
  • C {1972} Unix systems programming language
  • Eh {1976} Portable systems language from Waterloo
  • NB {1971} Early version of C
  • Zed {1978} Waterloo portable systems language