Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Bjarne Stroustrup
Born: December 30, 1950, Aarhus, Denmark
- Danish computer scientist, known for the creation and the development of the C++ programming language.
- Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++.
- Addison-Wesley Professional; 1 edition (December 29, 2008).
- The C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup.
- Addison-Wesley Pub Co; 3rd edition (February 15, 2000).
Honors and awards
- ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award (1992).
- IEEE Computer Society 2004 Computer Entrepreneur Award (2004).
- William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement (2005).
- Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming award (2008).
"I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone."