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C++ 20: The Big Picture

by Kate Gregory

C++ is often called the most popular general purpose programming language. This course will teach you what C++ is, what it is used for, and how it is different from other programming languages.

What you'll learn

Because C++ can be used for so many different things, it can be challenging to see all of it. In this course, C++ 20: The Big Picture, you’ll learn to evaluate whether C++ is the right language for you. First, you’ll explore the problems modern C++ solves well. Next, you’ll discover the C++ ecosystem. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage the C++ standard library. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of C++ needed to understand when and where to use this powerful language.

About the author

Kate Gregory is in her fifth decade of being paid to program. Her firm, Gregory Consulting Limited, is based in rural Ontario and helps clients adopt new technologies and adjust to the changing business environment. Mentoring, technical writing, and technical speaking are her preferred ways of sharing wisdom with large groups of people. Kate is the author of over a dozen books and speaks at conferences around the world, with keynotes on 5 continents. Kate is a C++ MVP, develops courses (primaril... more

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