Ideals and History
"When someone says,
'I want a programming language
in which I need only say what I wish done,'
give him a lollipop."
- Alan Pe rlis
his chapter is a very brief and very selective history of programming lang
Input and Output
Input and Output Streams
"Science is what we have learned about
how to keep from fooling ourselves."
-Richard P. Feynman
n this d1apter and the next, we present the C+ standard
library facilities for handling input and o
Data and Algorithms
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Vector and Free Store
"Use vector as the default!"
his chapter and the next four describe tlJe containers and
algorithms part of the C+ standard library, traditionally
called the STL. We describe
"Programming is learned
by writing programs."
ere, we present the simpl est C+ program that actually
does anything. The purpose of writing this program is to
Let you try your programming environmenl