Boost makes C++ easy & powerful
Where to get BOOST….
is an awesome FREE open source C++ library that truly makes C++ easier to code. i rarely code C++ without it. It features:
- Better data types and collections like Vector (including bound checking) and many useful ways to manage object collections.
- Regular expressions.
- Easier multi-threading
- Easier, Safer I/O
- A rich array of math functionality
- Hundreds of features you wish C++ had
Its part of the C++ 11 Standard now
These are so useful C++ 11 made it a standard part of the language thus officially blessing it.