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Jumping Into C++
     

Jumping Into C++

by Alex Allain
 

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Want to learn to code? Want to learn C++? Struggling to follow your lecturer or books and tutorials written for experts? You're not alone. As a professional C++ developer and former Harvard teaching fellow, I know what you need to know to be a great C++ programmer, and I know how to teach it, one step at a time. I know where people struggle, and why, and how to make

Overview

Want to learn to code? Want to learn C++? Struggling to follow your lecturer or books and tutorials written for experts? You're not alone. As a professional C++ developer and former Harvard teaching fellow, I know what you need to know to be a great C++ programmer, and I know how to teach it, one step at a time. I know where people struggle, and why, and how to make it clear. I cover every step of the programming process, including:

Getting the tools you need to program and how to use them
Basic language feature like variables, loops and functions
How to go from an idea to code
A clear, understandable explanation of pointers
Strings, file IO, arrays, references
Classes and advanced class design
C++-specific programming patterns
Object oriented programming
Data structures and the standard template library (STL)

Key concepts are reinforced with quizzes and over 75 practice problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780988927803
Publisher:
Cprogramming.com
Publication date:
04/19/2013
Pages:
538
Sales rank:
252,209
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

Alex Allain is a professional C++ software developer and was twice recognized as one of the top Teaching Fellows in Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He helped teach both of Harvard's first two introductory computer science courses, focusing on C, C++ and Scheme. He is also the creator of Cprogramming.com, where his tutorials on C and C++ have helped millions of new programmers.

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