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Learn 5 Important Features Of C++ In Modern Programming

Learn 5 Important Features Of C++ In Modern Programming

Hello C++ Developers, this spring is another milestone for the C++, the latest RAD Studio, C++ Builder 11.3 has been released. This release is focused on quality and a broad range of improvements. In C+ Builder, code compilation is highly improved and a whole raft of bug fixes in 11.3 which go into making this a good choice of modern C++ compiler and IDE.

This week’s round-up post of recent C++ articles has 5 important topics for C++ developers. Today’s modern C++17 standard empowers us with all the language tools needed to build great quality highly efficient native front-end and back-end professional applications. Additionally, prior to that, the C++11 standard was a big step forward for functional programming with C++. It has brought many other features like automatic type deduction (auto), lambda expressions, and decltype features. This week, we explain 5 important features of C++11 in modern programming.

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What are the important features of the C++11 standard in modern programming?

In C++, enumeration is very important and widely used. In C++, enumeration can be done with enum keyword which can be used in unscoped and scoped enumerations. C++ is a great programming language that has many options to enumerate variables efficiently and succinctly. The C++11 standard (and above, of course) has modern enumeration methods that can be used in a modern C++ Editor and compiler. In the first post, we explain what is the big difference between enum and strongly typed enum in modern C++ and why it matters. https://learncplusplus.org/whats-the-big-difference-between-enum-and-strongly-typed-enum-in-modern-c/

Variables and memory usage are important in programming, and how we handle these are improved in every C++ standard. One of the great features is null pointer constants in modern C++ which was introduced with the C++11 standard. In the next post, we explain what a null pointer constant (nullptr ) is with some very simple examples. https://learncplusplus.org/learn-what-a-null-pointer-constant-nullptr-is-in-modern-c/

The C++11 was also a big step for functional programming, and it brought many other very useful features like automatic type deduction (auto), lambda expressions, and decltype features. In this post, we meet the needs of some of the most searched-for C++ terms and explain what is auto in today’s modern C++ and how to use auto-typed variables. https://learncplusplus.org/learn-what-auto-and-auto-typed-variables-are-in-modern-c/

In the next post we answer reader’s questions when we explain what decltype is and how to use it with today’s modern C++. https://learncplusplus.org/what-does-the-decltype-type-specifier-mean-in-c/

Finally, in this round up, we discuss how one of the great features of modern C++ is the ability to define templates. Templates are one of the most important techniques for you to learn, since it’s really only with knowledge of templates that you can claim to understand C++. So much of C++, including the standard library that you use every day as a C++ programmer, is built around the use of templates, and it’s very useful to be able to write them yourself too. so, in the last article today, we will explain how you can use type template parameters without a default in C++. https://learncplusplus.org/what-are-the-type-template-parameters-in-c/

Learn with examples about what the C++11 standard brings to modern programming today

LearnCPlusPlus.org has been producing daily articles for more than 2 years at the time of writing and is packed full of educational posts about C and C++. Here are our post picks for today.

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About author

Dr. Yilmaz Yoru has 33+ years of coding with more than 30+ programming languages, mostly C++ on Windows, Android, Mac-OS, iOS, Linux, and other operating systems. He was born in 1974, Eskisehir-Turkey. He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Eskisehir Osmangazi University in 1997. One year later, he started to work in the same university as an assistant. He received his MSc and Ph.D. degrees from the same department of the same university. Since 2012, he is the founder and CEO of Esenja LLC Company. Some of his interests are Programming, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Artificial Intelligence. He also likes the graphical 2D & 3D design and high-end innovations. He has married, and he is a father of a son.

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