I have over 30 years of experience with C and C++, and experience with various other lesser languages.

I highly recommend http://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp as an online C++11 Standard Library reference.

Also, I have redefined the acronym STL to mean STandard Library. It is now safe to use again.


Oli Charlesworth: Both these questions would be answered in the first few chapters of any decent introductory book on C++.

jeremyskateboard: well i dont have a book

The first rule of C/C++ is that there is no such thing as "C/C++". – Kerrek SB

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