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Keywords and Identifies

Posted By: Adelchi Fischer     Category: C Programming     Views: 2595

This article explains about keywords and identifiers in C programming.

Keywords

  • Every C word is classified as a Keyword or an Identifier
  • All keywords have fixed meaning which can not be changed
  • ANSI has provided 32 basic keywords
  • All are lowercase
  • Compilers usually add few more KWs
  • 32 basic keywords are listed below

 auto

 register

 for

 double

 typedef

 signed

 int

 char

 void

 struct

 extern

 default

 while

 return

 goto

 break

 union

 sizeof

 else

 const

 volatile

 long

 float

 do

 switch

 short

 if

 case

 unsigned

 static

 enum

 continue

 


Identifiers

  • Identifiers refer to the names of variables, functions and arrays
  • These are user defined names and consists of sequence of letters and digits with letter as a first character
  • Both lowercase and uppercase characters are permitted
  • The underscore char is permitted

  
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Adelchi Fischer
Adelchi Fischer author of Keywords and Identifies is from Frankfurt, Germany.
 
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