Boost C++ Libraries

The Boost C++ Libraries are free, open-source libraries created by members of the C++ community. They are peer reviewed and portable across many compilers and platforms. Boost has grown to over 100 libraries, with more being added regularly. Today there are thousands of programmers in the Boost open source community. Boost provides C++ programmers with useful libraries that work well with the existing C++ Standard Library. The Boost libraries can be used by C++ programmers working on a wide variety of platforms with many different compilers.

Some of the new C++11 Standard Library features were derived from corresponding Boost libraries. We overview the libraries and provide code examples for the “regular expression” and “smart ...

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