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Overview

This step-by-step tutorial teaches you all language features and explains their practical usage. Josuttis goes well beyond the basics, demonstrating how to combine templates with object-oriented programming to produce the power of modern C++ development for high performance programs.

*Comprehensive, detailed, readable, practical and up-to-date
*Teaches you how to get the power from C++, using the current ANSI language standard and programming model
*Specific hints from the author help to switch between and compare C and Java
*Companion Web Site provides further information including source code for the examples in the book

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"...technically solid, excellent introduction to C++..." (Cvu, December 2002)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470843994
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/30/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 1.31 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. About this Book.

Why Did Write this Book?

Prerequisites.

Organization of the Book.

How Should You Read this Book?

Example Code and Additional Informations.

Feedback.

2. Introduction: C++ and Object-Oriented Programming.

The C++ Language.

C++ as an Object-Oriented Programming Language.

Other Concepts of C++.

Teminology.

3. Basic Concepts of C++ Programs.

The First Program.

Types, Operators, and Control Constructs.

Functions and Modules.

Strings.

Collections.

Exception Handling.

Pointers, Arrays, and C-Strings.

Memory Management Using new and delete.

Communication with the Outside World.

4. Class Programming.

The First Class: Fraction.

Operators for Classes.

Running Time and Code Optimization.

References and Constants.

Input and Output Using Streams.

Friends and Other Types.

Exception Handling for Classes.

5. Inheritance and Polymorphism.

Virtual Functions.

Polymorphism.

Multiple Inheritance.

Design Pitfalls with Inheritance.

6. Dynamic and Static Members.

Dynamic Members.

Other Aspects of Dynamic Members.

Inheritance of Classes with Dynamic Members.

Classes Containing Classes.

Static Members and Auxiliary Types.

7. Templates.

Why Templates?

Function Templates.

Class Templates.

Non-Type Template Parameters.

Additional Aspects of Templates.

Templates in Practice.

8. The Standard I/O Library in Detail.

The Standard Stream Classes.

File Access.

Stream Classes for Strings.

9. Other Language Features and Details.

Additional Details of the Standard Library.

Defining Special Operators.

Additional Aspects of new and delete.

Function Pointers and Member Pointers.

Combining C++ with C Code.

Additional Keywords.

10. Summary.

Hierarchy of C++ Operators.

Class-Specific Properties of Operations.

Rules for Automatic Type Conversion.

Useful Programming Guidelines and Conventions.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2004

    Which C++ Book To Read First?

    If you wish to learn C++ without being held back by discussions of why loops are important or when to use an 'if' statement, AND you have compiled programs before, then Josuttis' is the C++ book to read first. It is not a 1000 page tome with tiny type. It is easy to understand and a good place to start learning all of C++. The talented elite will not be bored and can quickly progress. The below average will not be left mystified or bewildered by the book. And half of us are below average, aren't we? It is short, balanced, correct, and technical. You finish the book actually knowing what is object-oriented programming. That is such an old-fashion virtue, a book that is what the title says. ...... For your first C++ book, some books are safer choices than others. I successfully learned C++ from the Josuttis book. I have a list of books that broke my heart, each good but not the correct first book for me (and maybe not for you). The three categories of books and their faults: Short books for the gifted, elite or experienced like 'Accelerated C++' by Koenig & Moo, 'Essential C++' by Lippmann, 'C++ FAQs' by Cline, Lomow & Girou, 'Thinking in C++' by Eckel. These are too unique, peculiar, or idiosyncratic. There are 400,000 word beginner books like 'C++ Primer Plus' by Prata, 'C++ How to Program' by Deitel & Deitel. These are long, boring & slow. Then there are encyclopedias that are written at a high level of detail, maybe too high for you. Examples are 'C++ Primer' by Lippman & Lajoie, 'The C++ Programming Language' by Stroustrup. If the Stroustrup book is an Encyclopedia Britannica of C++, then the Josuttis book is Britannica Junior. I am convinced the Josuttis book can successfully teach C++ to programmers with widely varying abilities, experience and ambition. Then, when you are ready, go read Stroustrup or Koenig & Moo or other fine books. ...... But what if you are starting with near zero experience? There is Glassborow 'You Can Do It! A Beginner's Introduction to Computer Programming.' It comes with self-installing tools: MinGW compiler and a simple graphical tool for MS Windows (points, lines, polygons, ellipses, in 256 colors), thereby avoiding some difficulties that can kill virgin programmers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2003

    A worthy investment

    Follow through the book from beginning to end and you will get almost everything you need to know on OO C++ programming. Please note that this book does not have any exercises. For the beginner, this would be a very good book to start with. If you can't comprehend the information presented, use this book as a learning guide.

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