Pascal is a programming language. Its primary purpose when it was launched was to provide a vehicle for teaching programming concepts to beginners. With previous languages, teachers had to spend too much time teaching the language, leaving less time for teaching programming concepts.

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Why has C prevailed over Pascal? [closed]

My understanding is that in the 1980s, and perhaps in the 1990s too, Pascal and C were pretty much head-to-head as production languages. Is the ultimate demise of Pascal only due to Borland's neglect ...