Meaning of C++ in English


< language > One of the most used object-oriented languages, a superset of C developed primarily by Bjarne Stroustrup at AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1986.

In C++ a class is a user-defined type , syntactically a struct with member functions . Constructors and destructors are member functions called to create or destroy instances . A friend is a nonmember function that is allowed to access the private portion of a class. C++ allows implicit type conversion , function inlining , overloading of operators and function names, and default function arguments . It has streams for I/O and references .

C++ 2.0 (May 1989) introduced multiple inheritance , type-safe linkage , pointers to members, and abstract classes .

C++ 2.1 was introduced in ["Annotated C++ Reference Manual", B. Stroustrup et al, A-W 1990].

MS-DOS , Unix ANSI C++ - X3J16 committee. (They're workin' on it).

See also cfront , LEDA , uC++ .

Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.lang.c++ .

["The C++ Programming Language", Bjarne Stroustrup, A-W, 1986].


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