Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Wed 20th Aug 2008 19:37 UTC
General Development DevX interviewed Bjarne Stroustrup about C++0x, the new C++ standard that is due in 2009. Bjarne Stroustrup has classified the new features into three categories Concurrency, Libraries and Language. The changes introduced in the Concurrency makes C++ more standardized and easy to use on multi-core processors. It is good to see that some of the commonly used libraries are becoming standard (eg: unordered_maps and regex).
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RE: what is C++ best for?
by _LH_ on Thu 21st Aug 2008 00:09 UTC in reply to "what is C++ best for?"
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Where is C++ a compelling solution?

Quite often I've found myself in situations where C++ delivers performance comparable to C but is much more faster to work with as you can take abstractions further away from the actual hardware in a way which is not entirely unlike some popular scripting languages.

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