The C++ language has gone through many improvements since it was created by Bjarne Strousup. But more than most changes, the new C++0x specification is a landmark, adding many flexible and time-saving features programmers had requested for years. C++0x is the new standard that major vendors are expected to implement in coming years if not already.
Later in the book, I present C++0x features specific to classes and object-oriented programming. For now, let’s look at the features you can start using right away.
This chapter is for readers who have C++0x-complaint compilers, although some features (notably the long long int type) have been supported by some compilers for years.
The new ...