How to search for libraries (e.g. xml parser)

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  • GitHub repo awesome-cpp

    A curated list of awesome C++ (or C) frameworks, libraries, resources, and shiny things. Inspired by awesome-... stuff.

    awesome-cpp is my first bet most of the time

  • GitHub repo Vcpkg

    C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and MacOS

    Install https://github.com/microsoft/vcpkg

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  • GitHub repo PugiXML

    Light-weight, simple and fast XML parser for C++ with XPath support

    I just searched “xml parser c++” and the second result was https://github.com/zeux/pugixml which appears to fit your criteria. Personally I find using google with the “c++ github” suffix. I also watch this sub and star libraries people recommend in the comments so I have a selection of libraries later.

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