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A collection of announcement letters, product documentation, and white papers for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX.

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Announcement letters

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V16.1 delivers support for C11, C++11, C++14 standards, and IBM POWER9 architecture

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V16.1.

Last updated: 14 December 2018

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V16.1 is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 14 December 2018

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V16.1. For cross-reference links to other PDF documents to work, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine. Translations of the Quick Start Guide and README files are also available at the bottom of this page.

 

Last updated: 14 December 2018

 
Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Power Systems Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 28 August 2015

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 26 March 2009

White papers

IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers on Power architectures overview

This paper contains an overview of IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers, outlining their history, unique capabilities and cross-platform support. You can also find a performance overview and a summary of their current strategic advantages.

Last updated: 14 December 2018

Code optimization with the IBM XL compilers on Power architectures

This document introduces the most important optimization capabilities and describes the compiler options, source constructs, and techniques that you can use to maximize the performance of your application.

Last updated: 14 December 2018

IBM XL C/C++ compilers features

This document provides an overview of XL C/C++ compilers and how their features can help you with your C and C++ development needs.

Last updated: 14 December 2018

 

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.3 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 1 August 2016

PDF format - English

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.3, including getting started and installation guides. For cross-reference links to other PDF documents to work, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Japanese and Chinese versions of the product documentation files are also available at the following links:

 

Last updated: 1 August 2016

 
Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Power Systems Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 28 August 2015

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 26 March 2009

White papers

IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers on Power architectures overview

This paper contains an overview of IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers, outlining their history, unique capabilities and cross-platform support. You can also find a performance overview and a summary of their current strategic advantages.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

Code optimization with the IBM XL compilers on Power architectures

This document introduces the most important optimization capabilities and describes the compiler options, source constructs, and techniques that you can use to maximize the performance of your application.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

IBM XL C/C++ compilers features

This document provides an overview of XL C/C++ compilers and how their features can help you with your C and C++ development needs.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

Upgrading XL C/C++ compilers (AIX and LE Linux)

New features introduced in the last few releases of the compilers on AIX and Linux, and their benefits are outlined in the this paper.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

 

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.2 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 19 June 2015

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.2, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 19 June 2015

 
Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 24 November 2014

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 26 March 2009

 

Announcement letters

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1 delivers IBM POWER8 exploitation and enhancements to improve performance and language standards conformance

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.

Last updated: 28 Apr 2014

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The page also contains installation instructions and license files.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V13.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.

 
Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 28 April 2014

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012

 
Announcement letters

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V12.1 delivers additional support for programming standards and industry specifications

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V12.1.

Last updated: 08 May 2012

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX V12.1 is compatible with earlier versions of the XL C/C++ compiler

Objects and libraries built with versions before V12.1 can be included in applications compiled with V12.1. The only exception is when the OpenMP threadprivate variables are used in objects or libraries built with versions earlier than V11.1.

Last updated: 08 May 2012

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V12.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The package also contains installation instructions and license files. It will be available starting from May 11, 2012.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V12.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V12.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.

 
Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012

 
Announcement letters

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX V11.1 adds support for the POWER7 processors and introduces additional support for C++0x features

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V11.1.

Last updated: 13 Apr 2010

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX V11.1 is compatible with earlier versions of the XL C/C++ compiler

Objects and libraries built with versions before V11.1 can be included in applications compiled with V11.1. The only exception is when the OpenMP threadprivate variables are used in those objects or libraries.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

 
Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V11.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The package also contains installation instructions and license files.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V11.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 13 Apr 2010

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V11.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.

 
Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012

 
Note: The following products have reached their end of support (EOS) dates and are no longer in service. This information is provided for reference only. For more information, see IBM Software lifecycle.
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V7.0 for AIX
Announcement letter
Date: August 31, 2004
General Availability: October 1, 2004

Withdrawal announcement
Date: October 9, 2007
End of Support (EOS): September 30th, 2009

Product documentation (PDF)
Note: Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Documentation errata

Redbook - Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX
 
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX
Announcement letter
Date: October 4, 2005
General Availability: November 4, 2005

Withdrawal announcement
Date: September 8, 2009
End of Support (EOS): April 30, 2011

Product documentation (PDF)
Note: Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine. Documentation errata

Redbook - Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX
 
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0
Announcement letter
Date: June 5, 2007
General Availability: July 6, 2007

Withdrawal announcement
Date: April 12, 2011
End of Support (EOS): September 9, 2012

Product documentation (PDF)
Note: Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine. Documentation errata

Redbook - Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX
 
XL C/C++ for AIX, V10.1
Announcement letter
Date: July 8, 2008
General Availability: July 25, 2008

Withdrawal announcement
Date: May 13, 2014
End of Support (EOS): September 30, 2015

Product documentation (PDF)
Note: Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Documentation errata

Redbook - Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX
 

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Document information

More support for: XL C/C++ for AIX

Component: Documentation

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.1, 11.1, 12.1, 13.1, 13.1.2, 13.1.3, 16.1

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 7036618

Modified date: 20 December 2018