Some Background on C++ and this Course

The study of C++ or any programming language can be quite interesting as well as profitable. However, before we get into the language details it will be helpful to consider some other topics. Each of the following is short but worth your consideration:
a) A brief history of the programming languages, including the ones considered in this MOO
b) A few words about the programming environment, including definition of some simple terms
or
x) Return to the C++ foyer
Choose the letter that you want to see. Use next (or n) to proceed through all of them.

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History
How does a C++ program become executable?
C++ foyer