Chapter     11

C++ Support

In the previous chapters you explored the functionality that is offered by the Bionic C standard library. Bionic provides frequently needed basic constructs and a common abstract interface to interact with the functionality provided through the operating system and the hardware. Compared to the Java framework, the extent of generic constructs that are offered by Bionic is fairly minimal. In addition to the standard C library, the C++ ISO standard specifies an additional standard library for the C++ programming language, known as the C++ standard library. This library provides several generic containers, strings, streams, and everyday utility functions. Through the building bricks that it provides, the C++ standard ...

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