I became a fan of STL(Standard Template Library) the moment I saw it. vectors, sets, maps, lists, stacks etc.. I could not have asked for more. I heard of Boost library from Madhu for the first time when he applied for GSoC last year. Few months back I came to know from him that Boost library will be a part of Standard C++ in the future..
Today out of curiosity, I had a look at it.. Its a lot more than that the STL. The full set of library is present here. Looking forward to using it . One fine day, I may say : "Boost is the secret of my energy" he he