It may seem a simple greeting, quite festive and enthusiastic, even a little bit over the top for a Monday morning.
For those with a minimum of coding background, it is something more. Hello World is the first program that is written in any programming language you are learning, given its simplicity, to begin to understand the syntax.
The goal? Easy, to write “Hello World” on the screen.
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History shows Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie as his parents, it appears first published in the book “The C Programming Language” in 1974.
The first Hello World program, so is written in C, but there are infinite versions of it, at this link you can find a collection of 493.
My first Hello World? In Turbo Pascal, a few years ago.
The latest one? Well this post right here!