C++


C++ is a general-purpose object-oriented programming (OOP) language, developed by Bjarne Stroustrup, as an extension of the C programming language.


Visual C++ is the implementation of the C++ programming language by Microsoft.


C++ 1.0 was released in October 1985.

C++ 2.0 was released in 1989.


C++ 98, or C++ 1998, was the first C++ standard.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) jointly published ISO/IEC 14882:1998, C++ 1998, in September 1998.


C++ 03, or C++ 2003, superseded C++ 98.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) jointly published ISO/IEC 14882:2003, C++ 2003, in October 2003.


Ecma, a standards organization for information and communication systems, released ECMA-372, C++/CLI, First Edition, in December 2005.


C++ 11, or C++ 2011, superseded C++ 03.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) jointly published ISO/IEC 14882:2011, C++ 2011, in September 2011.


Ecma released ECMA-335, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI), in June 2012.


C++ 14, or C++ 2014, superseded C++ 11.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) jointly published ISO/IEC 14882:2014, C++ 2014, in December 2014.


C++ 17, or C++ 2017, superseded C++ 14.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) jointly published ISO/IEC 14882:2017, C++ 2017, in December 2017.


C++ 20, or C++ 2020, will supersede C++ 17.


Here are books about C++.


This book covers C++ 2011.

2012-03-30
The C++ Standard Library
Edition: 2
Author: Nicolai M. Josuttis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321623218
Type: Book
Format: Hardcover
Price: US $80

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This book covers C++ 2011.

2013-07-24
The C++ Programming Language
Edition: 4
Author: Bjarne Stroustrup
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321958327
Type: Book
Format: Hardcover
Price: US $85

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This book covers C++ 2011 and C++ 2014.

2014-05-15
Programming Principles And Practice Using C++
Edition: 2
Author: Bjarne Stroustrup
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321992789
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $75

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This book covers C++ 2011.

2017-02-13
C++ From Control Structures To Objects
Edition: 9
Series: Starting Out With
Author: Tony Gaddis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134498379
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $175

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2019-03-25
C++ Early Objects
Edition: 10
Series: Starting Out With
Author: Tony Gaddis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780135235003
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $160

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