Problem Solving with C++ / Edition 8

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Solving with C++ became the leading book for the CS1 in C++ course. Since then, the number of schools using the book has increased every semester. Now, Professor Savitch is revising the book to include the most current C++ developments and to make it an even more effective teaching tool for you.

New to the Second Edition

  • Integrates recent C++ developments like the new type bool for writing logical expressions.
  • Features a new chapter on inheritance.
  • Includes coverage of the Standard Template Library string class.
  • Contains new self-test exercises and programming projects as well as other improvements based on classroom experience.

Based on the idea that readers are more likely to use a method successfully if they learn it early, this introductory C++ programming book opens with basic control structures and defining functions. The book has a motivational writing style and careful explanations that guide readers through each topic, building an understanding of C++ and good programming techniques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132162739
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 3/18/2011
  • Series: MyprogrammingLab Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1056
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter Savitch is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California—San Diego. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California—Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty of the University of California—San Diego (UCSD). He served as director of the UCSD Interdisciplinary PhD program in cognitive science for over ten years. He has served as a visiting researcher at the computer science departments of the University of Washington in Seattle and at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has been a visiting scholar at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica in Amsterdam.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to computers and C++ programming 1
Ch. 2 C++ basics 39
Ch. 3 More flow of control 109
Ch. 4 Procedural abstraction and functions that return a value 179
Ch. 5 Functions for all subtasks 247
Ch. 6 I/O streams as an introduction to objects and classes 299
Ch. 7 Arrays 377
Ch. 8 Strings and vectors 447
Ch. 9 Pointers and dynamic arrays 499
Ch. 10 Defining classes 527
Ch. 11 Friends and overloaded operators 595
Ch. 12 Separate compilation and namespaces 681
Ch. 13 Pointers and linked lists 717
Ch. 14 Recursion 763
Ch. 15 Inheritance 805
Ch. 16 Exception handling 859
Ch. 17 Templates 891
Ch. 18 Standard template library 921
App. 1 C++ keywords 975
App. 2 Precedence of operators 976
App. 3 The ASCII character set 978
App. 4 Some library functions 979
App. 5 Inline functions 987
App. 6 Overloading the array index square brackets 988
App. 7 The this pointer 990
App. 8 Overloading operators as member operators 993
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2000

    NOT ANSI/ISO Compliant

    I think the title says all. If you want a supplementary book, this one is good. However, we all know that the ANSI/ISO C++ has been finalized and people wishing to learn the Standard C++ should get a book teaching you the ANSI/ISO C++.

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