Introduction to C++


C ++ is an object oriented programming language, C ++ was developed by “BJarney Stroustrup” at AT & T Bell lab, USA in early eighties. C ++ was developed from c and simula 67 language. C ++ was early called ‘C with classes’.

The 1998 C++ Standard consists of two parts: the Core Language and the Standard Library; the latter includes the Standard Template Library and the Standard C Library (ANSI C 89). Many C++ libraries exist which are not part of the Standard, such as Boost. Also, non-Standard libraries written in C can generally be used by C++ programs.

Features introduced in C++ are same as of OOP. C++ supports all the basic concepts of OOP. Like

  1. Objects
  2. Classes
  3. Inheritance
  4. Polymorphism
  5. Data abstraction
  6. Data Encapsulation
  7. Dynamic binding
  8. Message passing

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