Facts about CPP

History and Facts about CPP

  • C++ is an object oriented programming tool.
  • C++ is strongly typed language.
  • In 1979 Bjarne Stroustrup (Bell Labs), comes up with the C-With-Classes, and in 1983 with the C++.
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has created an international standard for C++.
  • C++ is a superset of C.
  • It is unnecessary to learn C first (it might be advantageous not to do so).
  • C++ is one of the predominant languages for the development of all kind of technical and commercial software.
  • C++ has bee used to develop other types of programming tools.
  • Minimum requirement for a C++ program to run is a function.
  • C++ was build for Speed and portability.
  • C++ is a compiler type programming tool, which is that source code translates (compiles) into an intermediary form (Object file) and combines different object files into an executable program with a Linker.
  • C++ is a NOT an interpreter type programming tool, which translates and executes a program as it reads it, turning the program instructions, or source code, directly into actions.
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