Absolute C++ / Edition 5

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Overview

Praised for providing an engaging balance of thoughtful examples and explanatory discussion, best-selling author Walter Savitch explains concepts and techniques in a straightforward style using understandable language and code enhanced by a suite of pedagogical tools. Absolute C++ is appropriate for both introductory and intermediate C++ programmers.

This edition is available with MyProgrammingLab, an innovative online homework and assessment tool. Through the power of practice and immediate personalized feedback, MyProgrammingLab helps students fully grasp the logic, semantics, and syntax of programming.


Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MyProgrammingLab does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MyProgrammingLab, please visit: myprogramminglab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MyProgrammingLab by searching for ISBN 10: 0132989921 / ISBN 13: 9780132989923.¿ MyProgrammingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132830713
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 3/23/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 984
  • Sales rank: 215,944
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter Savitch is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California at San Diego. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty of the University of California in San Diego (UCSD). He served as director of the UCSD Interdisciplinary PhD program in Cognitive Science for over ten years. He has served as a visiting researcher at the Computer Science departments of the University of Washington in Seattle and and at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has been a visiting scholar at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica in Amsterdam.
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Table of Contents

(All chapters contain Pitfalls, Programming Tips, andSelf-Test Questions, and conclude with a Summary, Answers to Self-TestQuestions, and Programming Exercises.)
1. C++ Basics.
Introduction to C++.
Variables, Expressions, and Assignment Statements.
Console Input/Output.
Program Style.
Libraries and Namespaces.

2. Flow of Control.
Boolean Expressions.
Branching Mechanism.
Loops.

3. Function Basics.
Predefined Functions.
Programmer-Defined Functions.
Scope Rules.

4. Parameters and Overloading.
Parameters.
Overloading and Default Arguments.
Testing and Debugging Functions.

5. Arrays.
Introduction to Arrays.
Arrays in Functions.
Programming with Arrays.
Multidimensional Arrays.

6. Structures and Classes.
Structures.
Classes.

7. Constructors and Other Tools.
Constructors.
More Tools.
Vectors-A Preview of the Standard Template Library.

8. Operator Overloading, Friends, and References.
Basic Operator Overloading.
Friend Functions and Automatic Type Conversion.
References and More Overloaded Operators.

9. Strings.
An Array Type for Strings.
Character Manipulation Tools.
The Standard Class string.

10. Pointers and Dynamic Arrays.
Pointers.
Dynamic Arrays.
Classes, Pointers, and Dynamic Arrays.

11. Separate Compilation and Namespaces.
Separate Compilation.
Namespaces.

12. Streams and File I/O.
I/O Streams.
Tools for Stream.
Stream Hierarchies: A Preview ofInheritance.

13. Recursion.
Recursive Void Functions.
Recursive Functions that Return a Value.
Thinking Recursively.

14. Inheritance.
Inheritance Basics.
Programming with Inheritance.

15. Polymorphism and Virtual Functions.
Virtual Function Basics.
Pointers and Virtual Functions.

16. Templates.
Function Templates.
Class Templates.
Templates and Inheritance.

17. Linked Data Structures.
Nodes and Linked Lists.
Linked List Applications.
Iterators.
Trees.

18. Exception Handling.
Exception Handling Basics.
Programming Techniques for Exception Handling.

19. Standard Template Library.
Iterators.
Containers.
Generic Algorithms.

20. Patterns and UML.
Patterns.
UML.

Appendix 1: C++ Keywords.
Appendix 2: Precedence of Operators.
Appendix 3: The ASCII Character Set.
Appendix 4: Some Library Functions.
Appendix 5: Old and New Header Files.
Further Reading.
Index.

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