Chapter 1. Getting Started with C++
See how to write source code
Find out about compiling and linking source files
Get a peek at functions
Learn to use C-style and C++-style comments
Tour the basic input, output, and error streams
Creating a C++ Program
Why would anyone choose C++ as a favorite programming language? Maybe you’ve heard the nasty rumors that C++ is obtuse, difficult to understand, and downright unintuitive and unfriendly—that it’s mainly used by rocket scientists and egghead geeks. That couldn’t be further from the truth! C++ is a rich, robust programming language with features that make it stand head and shoulders above most other languages.
A programming paradigm that uses sub-programs or sub-routines ...