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Tutorial and Reference for the C++ Programming Language

C++ has its origin in the C language, but is rather a programming style than a new language, because most of the C language elemets are embedded in C++. This tutorial assumes some knowledge about C as the foundation. A quick introduction to the C language is also available on this site. A good reference book for more information is "C++ Primer" by S.B. Lippman and J. Lajoie.

C++ is always characterize by several key elements: