In computin, source code is ony collection o computer instructions, possibly wi comments, written uisin a human-readable programmin leid, uisually as ordinar text.

Simple C-leid soorce code example, a procedural programmin leid. The resultin program prents "hello, world" on the computer screen. This first kent "Hello world" snippet frae the seminal beuk The C Programming Language originates from Brian Kernighan in the Bell Laboratories in 1974.[1]


  1. "Programming in C: A Tutorial" (PDF).