Product Managers Guide to C++

C++ 101

  • C++ is an extension of C. It’s C but with some extras (hence the ++)
  • C++ is better for systems that run apps — not necessarily apps themselves
  • Software that uses C++ include Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and YouTube

When Your Products Need C++

  1. Apps and systems that require heavy processing
  2. Software that needs to work across many different devices and platforms
  3. Embedded software (sensors and connected devices) that rely on batteries

Systems That Require Heavy Processing

Cross-Platform Software

Embedded Software/ IoT

What C++ Looks Like



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Allan Wintersieck

Allan Wintersieck

CTO at Devetry ( I write about technology, software development, and entrepreneurship. I also play guitar and love whiskey.