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Introduction to ‘C++’

C++ is one of the most popular languages that support OOPs features. C++ joins together two separate programming traditions – procedure oriented programming and object oriented programming. That’s why C++ is said to be a superset of C languages. Actually C and C++ are two different languages, though they have similar syntax.

C++ is an extension or superset of C language. C++ programming language was designed and developed by Bjarne Stroustrup at AT&T BELL labs in 1980. C++ is an intermediate level language, as it comprises a confirmation of both high level and low level language features. C++ is a statically typed, free form, multiparadigm, compiled general-purpose language. 

Also, the programs are written in C language can run in C++ compilers.

Uses of C++:

C++ is used by programmers to create computer software. C++ is used to create various software and drivers for computer system, are shown in below:

  • general systems software,
  • drivers for various computer devices,
  • software for servers
  • software for specific applications
  • widely used in the creation of video games.

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