The char element is typically used to represent a character, it is an integer type, except that, depending on the implementation, it is equivalent to a signed char or unsigned char.
C programming language is one of the most used languages since the early 1970s, it is based on an open standard, many IT professionals know it, compilers and software libraries available on most platforms. It influenced many newer languages including C + + , Java and PHP syntax. It implements a limited number of concepts, which facilitates the control and writing simple and fast compilers.
It does not rigidly specify the behavior of the executable file produced, which helps to take advantage of specific computer skills. It is used to write software that does not need any support at runtime (or virtual machine software, Computer Repair Services or library).