A good brief summary of changes in C and C++ languages, in their latest versions: 11
C11/C++11: Building blocks for the future - SD Times: Software Development News:
With Visual Studio 2012 (codename VS11), most of latest C++11 is also available
to developers on Microsoft platform. This may in particular be useful for Windows 8
"Modern" / Store applications development, where C++ is one of 3 "equals" for apps development.
This is important, since for mobile devices (phones, tablets), battery efficiency and performance
are important, if nothing else to be competitive with iPhone/iPad.
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