Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Robert C. Pike
- Canadian software engineer and author.
- Known for his work at Bell Labs and for his involvement in the creation of the Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno operating systems.
- Helped develop the Limbo programming language.
- Co-developed the Blit graphical terminal for Unix.
- Sole inventor of X graphic system protocol.
- Has written many text editors; sam and acme are the most well known and are still in active use and development.
- The Practice of Programming (1999).
- The Unix Programming Environment (1984).