An Introduction to Programming With C++ / Edition 6

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Overview

An Introduction to Programming with C++, Fifth Edition is the latest C++ offering from Diane Zak. This book is distinct from other textbooks because of its unique approach, which motivates students by demonstrating why they need to learn the concepts and skills presented. Each chapter contains a Concept Lesson introducing one or more programming concepts and an Application Lesson containing five labs that help students master the content taught in the Concept Lesson. Also new in this edition of the book is a third lesson on .NET in which students learn how to use .NET C++ commands. This edition uses How To boxes to summarize important concepts and provide a quick reference for students. A Key Terms section has been added to the end of each Concept Lesson. The text also includes extensive end-of-chapter material, including Discovery and Debugging Exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538466523
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/6/2010
  • Series: Introduction to Programming Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 760
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Prolific author and respected professional, Diane Zak continues to provide an inspiring and uncomplicated learning experience for students through her widely popular programming books. Recognized for their unique, readable, and friendly style, each book reflects Zak's knowledge of student needs and her extensive understanding of computer programming and its use in business today. Each book is carefully crafted with the modern student in mind. Diane Zak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Master of Arts degree in Adult and Continuing Education. She has taught at various computer training centers and most recently served as professor at College of DuPage in Illinois.

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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Programming 2 Beginning the Problem-Solving Process 3 Completing the Problem-Solving Process and Getting Started with C++ 4 Variables, Constants, and Arithmetic Operators 5 The Selection Structure 6 More on the Selection Structure 7 The Repetition Structure 8 More on Repetition Structure 9 Value-Returning Functions 10 Void Functions 11 Arrays 12 String Manipulation 13 Sequential Access Files 14 Classes and Objects Appendix A C++ Keywords Appendix B ASCII Codes Appendix C Using Visual Studio 2005

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