A First Book of C++ / Edition 4

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Overview

Gary Bronson's A FIRST BOOK OF C++, Fourth Edition, takes a hands-on, applied approach to the first programming language course for students studying computer science. The book begins with procedural programming in C, and then gradually introduces object-oriented programming features and the C++ language syntax that enables first-time programmers to use them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111531003
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/11/2011
  • Series: Introduction to Programming Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 800
  • Sales rank: 440,110
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Gary J. Bronson is a Professor of Information Systems at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he has twice been voted Teacher of the Year. Dr. Bronson has worked as a senior project engineer at Lockheed Electronics, has been an invited instructor and consultant to Bell Laboratories, and has served as a software consultant to a number of Wall Street financial firms. He has also authored several successful programming textbooks on C, C++, and Java™ as well as articles on teaching Excel using incrementally reinforcing case studies.

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Table of Contents

Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF C++ PROGRAMMING. 1. Getting Started. 2. Data Types, Declarations, and Displays. 3. Assignment and Interactive Input. 4. Selection. 5. Repetition. 6. Modularity Using Functions. 7. Arrays. 8. Arrays and Pointers. 9. I/O Streams and Data Files. Part II: OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING. 10. Introduction to Classes. 11. Adding Functionality to Your Classes. 12. Extending Your Classes. 13. The Standard Template Library. Part III: ADDITIONAL TOPICS. 14. The string Class and Exception Handling. 15. Strings as Character Arrays. 16. Data Structures. Appendices. A: Operator Precedence Table. B: ASCII Character Codes. C: Bit Operations (online only; NOT in book). D: Floating-Point Number Storage. E: Solutions to Selected Exercises.

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