CHAPTER 2

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Modern C++

Development of the C++ programming language began in 1979 as the C with Classes language. The name C++ was formally adopted in 1983 and development of the language continued throughout the 1980s and 1990s without the adoption of a formal language standard. This all changed in 1998 when the first ISO standard of the C++ programming language was adopted. There have been three updates to the standard published since that time, one in 2003, again in 2011 and the latest in 2014.

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