Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie
- Unix user name: dmr
- Unix uid: 7
- Commands written: cc, ld, as, db, strip, bcd, cmp, date, du, and many others.
- Languages created: C, m4.
- Text editor of choice: Acme.
- Favorite programming books: The Elements of Programming Style by Brian W. Kernighan and P.J. Plauger; Travels in Computerland by Ben Ross Schneider.
- C Programming Language (aka ‘K&R’, ‘The C Bible’, etc.) with Brian Kernighan. First edition published on 1978, Second Edition on 1988. – C is the universal portable assembler that every programmer should know well, and this book is indispensable for anyone that has to read, write or dream C code.
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