Programming Languages - C++
|Publication Date:||15 October 2003|
|ICS Code (Languages used in information technology):||35.060|
This International Standard specifies requirements for implementations of the C++ programming language. The first such requirement is that they implement the language, and so this International Standard also defines C++. Other requirements and relaxations of the first requirement appear at various places within this International Standard.
C++ is a general purpose programming language based on the C programming language as described in ISO/IEC 9899:1990 Programming languages - C (1.2). In addition to the facilities provided by C, C++ provides additional data types, classes, templates, exceptions, namespaces, inline functions, operator overloading, function name overloading, references, free store management operators, and additional library facilities.