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Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours, fifth edition by Rogers Cadenhead, Jesse Liberty

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Hour 21. Using New Features of C++0x

The Next Version of C++

Since the C++ programming language was created by Bjarne Stroustrop in 1979, it has undergone several significant revisions.

In 1983, its name was changed from C for Classes to C++, and numerous features such as virtual functions, operator overloading, and references were added. Two years later, the first edition of Stroustrop’s book The C++ Programming Language was published, offering a full reference to a language that had not yet become an official standard.

In 1989, version 2.0 of C++ came out and ...

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