An object-oriented programming language and incorporates all the features offered by C. C++ started its journey as C with classes. Gradually, it has evolved and despite the popularity of other programming languages like C# and Java, C, C++ holds its own as one of the most widely used languages for scripting. In applications, C++ is ubiquitous.
|Developed by||Bjarne Stroustrup|
Modern C++ compilers can perform plenty of optimizations to speed up your code i.e. Copy elision, Vectorizarion, De—virtualization, etc.