C++ is a cross-platform language that can be used to create high-performance applications. C++ was developed by Bjarne Stroustrup, as an extension to the C language.
C++ is an Object Oriented Programming language and it was developed by Bjarne Stroustrup in 1985. Many beginning programmers will learn C++ before any programming language due to the straightforwardness of the language. That is C++ is the base for all other programming languages out there.