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C++ Templates, Containers, and the STL

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Introduction to C++: Programming Concepts and Applications

C++ Templates, Containers, and the STL

Taught by Professor John Keyser | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Whenever you have an idea that’s so general that it’s not tied down by any specific data type, you’ll want to turn to generic programming, which substitutes a template for a data type. The Standard Template Library (STL) is a menu of generic container structures that address these types of problems. Learn the advantages of various containers, including queues, lists, stacks, and vectors.


August 18, 2019