C++ For Dummies

C++ For Dummies

4.3 21
by Stephen R. Davis
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

You too can program! Here's your step-by-step guide to the C++ language, including C++ 2009

C++ is still the standard for object-oriented languages, and this friendly guide covers everything you need to know and nothing you don't. It starts at the beginning, so you learn the basics of programming and C++ first. It's full of examples to show you how things

See more details below

Overview

You too can program! Here's your step-by-step guide to the C++ language, including C++ 2009

C++ is still the standard for object-oriented languages, and this friendly guide covers everything you need to know and nothing you don't. It starts at the beginning, so you learn the basics of programming and C++ first. It's full of examples to show you how things work, and it even explains "why," so you understand how the pieces fit together.

  • On good terms — learn programming lingo and what terms like object-oriented, compiler, and executable mean, so you can write a program right away
  • Bundle up — see how to bundle sections of your code into modules that can be reused in different programs
  • Class time — work with features of object-oriented programming such as classes, constructors, and destructors
  • Let your heir down — discover how the concept of inheritance is the key to effective C++ programming
  • A new assignment — work with assignment operators, streaming I/O, and other more advanced concepts

Bonus CD Includes
The CodeBlocks development environment
A full-service GNU C++ compiler
All source code from the book

Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

Open the book and find:

  • What object-oriented programming means
  • How statements and expressions are used in programming
  • How to work with strings
  • What pointers are and how to use them
  • How to grasp abstract classes
  • How inheritance works
  • Some advanced features new to C++
  • Ten ways to avoid adding bugs to your programs

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470317266
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/11/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >