Who Invented C++?


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C++ is a computer programming language and was invented by Bjarne Stroustrup, a Danish computer scientist,

in 1979 when he was working on his Ph.D thesis at Cambridge University (He also has a Masters degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Aarhus University in Denmark).

Stroustrup describes the strengths of C++ as the following:

-It is affordable at all levels of infrastructure.

-You can acesss hardware directly with real time control.

-StabilityCode needs to be stable, and reliable. If it is not, it will need to be re-written at some point, which is the case with some newer "experimental" languages. 

Those using C++ for business infrastructure do not want the time or cost involved with this, which is why C++ has some code written in the 80's which is still running today.

Want to code like Stroustrup? Here are some of his top tips:

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