Chapter 23. Standard Template Library (STL)


The shapes a bright container can contain!

 --Theodore Roethke

Journey over all the universe in a map.

 --Miguel de Cervantes

O! thou hast damnable iteration, and art indeed able to corrupt a saint.

 --William Shakespeare

That great dust heap called “history.”

 --Augustine Birrell

The historian is a prophet in reverse.

 --Friedrich von Schlegel

Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt; Nothing’s so hard but search will find it out.

 --Robert Herrick


In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To be able to use the STL containers, container adapters and “near containers.”

  • To be able to program with the dozens of STL algorithms.

  • To understand how algorithms use iterators to access the elements of STL containers. ...

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