C++ fyller 25 år

Wired har en väldigt intressant och läsvärd artikel och C++ och dess skapare, Bjarne Stroustrup:



It was done for me and my friends and colleagues. We had a wide variety of problems, and C seemed to be an unnecessarily primitive tool for doing the kinds of design and implementation needed for what we could do with faster computers and larger memories.

On the other hand, the machines were still ridiculously small and slow by 2010 standards. One MHz and 1 Mb was a luxury. So, minimizing overhead to what was logically necessary was important.

Har man minsta intresse för datorns historia är denna artikel ett måste att läsa.

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