Introduction to Boost

Because you are reading this book, I expect that you are somewhat familiar with the Boost libraries, or that you at least have heard of Boost. There are a great number of libraries in Boost, and there are few, if any, that will not be of at least some interest to you. As a result, you will most definitely find libraries you can put to immediate use. The Boost libraries range over a wide variety of domains—from numeric libraries to smart pointers, from a library for template metaprogramming to a preprocessor library, from threading to lambda expressions, and so on. All of the Boost libraries are compatible with a very generous license, which ensures that the libraries can be freely used in commercial applications. Support ...

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