C++ Examples

This page contains C++ example programs for practice. C++ is a different language than C programming because it supports object-oriented programming including C features.

The example programs are organized based on topics, not according to C++ language features. Before you start practicing the examples, go through the list of prerequisites. Some of the prerequisites are necessary to try these C++ examples.

  • C++ Tutorial – you must be familiar with C++ language concepts before practicing the example programs. You can either learn from our C++ tutorial or get a good C++ programming book to learn the fundamentals. We recommended some good C++ books at the next section on this page.
  • C++ Compiler – this is most important prerequisite to practice your program. All the program in this page is written using Dev-C++ compiler or Turbo C++ 3 compiler. Read the documentation of your compiler and check the compatibility with your system before installing it. You can install development packages in OS like Linux.
  • Pen and Paper – some program need you to verify the output manually, especially the math programs. A pen and paper is the best method to check your outputs, for your new input values.


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C++ Example Topics

Math Programs

Financial Programs

Loop Control Demo

The list of string related programs are given in the following section. The string is very important in C++ programming language.

String Programs

A choice of good data structure is the fundamental requirement of any program or software application. In this section, we give you a list of programs that implement fundamental data structures such as stack, queue, linked-lists, trees and heap.

C++ Data Structures