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Timeline: C++ in Retrospect

From its nascent pre-processor in 1979 to today's incredibly sophisticated language features and libraries, we've documented each step along the way.

over and click over each dot to read about C++'s most important historical developments.

1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1985 1986 1987 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1996 1997 1998 2003 2005 Untitled

Danny Kalev is a certified system analyst and software engineer specializing in C++. He was a member of the C++ standards committee between 1997 and 2000 and has since been involved informally in the C++0x standardization process. He is the author of "The ANSI/ISO Professional C++ Programmer's Handbook" and "The Informit C++ Reference Guide: Techniques, Insight, and Practical Advice on C++."
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