The first thing we do, let’skill all the language lawyers.
– Henry VI, Part II
This chapter informally presents the notation of C++, C++’s model of memory and computation, and the basic mechanisms for organizing code into a program. These are the language facilities supporting the styles most often seen in C and sometimes called procedural programming.
C++ is a compiled language. For a program to run, its source text has to be processed by a compiler, producing object files, which are combined by a linker yielding an executable ...