Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day / Edition 6

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day / Edition 6

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by Jesse Liberty, Siddhartha Rao, Bradley L. Jones
     
 

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day

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In just one hour a day, you’ll have all the skills you need to begin programming in C++. With this complete tutorial, you’ll quickly master the basics and then move on to more advanced features and concepts:

  • Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming

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Overview

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day

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In just one hour a day, you’ll have all the skills you need to begin programming in C++. With this complete tutorial, you’ll quickly master the basics and then move on to more advanced features and concepts:

  • Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming
  • Learn some of the more advanced features of C++
  • Learn the Standard Template Library and the containers and algorithms used in most real-world C++ applications
  • Learn how to build effective programs in C++ with hands-on exercises
  • Get expert tips on implementing C++ in the corporate environment

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Learn on your own time, at your own pace

  • No previous programming experience required
  • Learn C++ and object-oriented design, programming, and analysis
  • Write fast and powerful C++ programs, compile the source code, and create executable files
  • Understand the latest ANSI standard
  • Use the Standard Template Library’s algorithms and containers to write feature-rich yet stable C++ applications
  • Develop sophisticated programming techniques with functions, arrays, variables, and smart pointers
  • Learn to expand your program’s power with inheritance and polymorphism
  • Master the features of C++ by learning from programming experts
  • Works with all ANSI C++ compilers

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672329418
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
07/25/2008
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
857
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Siddhartha Rao is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Visual C++ and a moderator at one of the Internet's most vibrant online development communities, CodeGuru.com. "Sid," as he is popularly known, is an expert in the Windows programming domain, and is experienced in the architecture and development of driver and application software using C++ and other modern programming languages. Currently employed by a German software giant, he specializes in software landscape management and best practices in software development. With the international experience of having lived and worked in three countries behind him, he believes that the travel bug has bit him, and firmly so! Sid speaks many languages that have nothing to do with programming, and when he's not working, you will find him discovering new places on the planet, or shooting--using his Canon, of course!

Jesse Liberty is the author of numerous books on software development, including best-selling titles on C++ and .NET. He is the President of Liberty Associates, Inc., where he provides custom programming, consulting, and training.

Bradley L. Jones, Microsoft MVP for Visual C++, runs a number of software development sites including Developer.com, CodeGuru.com, DevX, VBForums, Gamelan, and other JupiterWeb-owned sites.

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Table of Contents

PART I: The Basics

LESSON 1: Getting Started

LESSON 2: The Anatomy of a C++ Program

LESSON 3: Using Variables, Declaring Constants

LESSON 4: Managing Arrays and Strings

LESSON 5: Working with Expressions, Statements, and Operators

LESSON 6: Organizing Code with Functions

LESSON 7: Controlling Program Flow

LESSON 8: Pointers Explained

LESSON 9: Exploiting References

PART II: Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming and C++

LESSON 10: Classes and Objects

LESSON 11: Implementing Inheritance

LESSON 12: Polymorphism

LESSON 13: Operator Types and Operator Overloading

LESSON 14: Casting Operators

LESSON 15: An Introduction to Macros and Templates

PART III: Learning the Standard Template Library (STL)

LESSON 16: An Introduction to the Standard Template Library

LESSON 17: The STL string Class

LESSON 18: STL Dynamic Array Classes

LESSON 19: STL list

LESSON 20: STL set and multiset

LESSON 21: STL map and multimap

PART IV: More STL

LESSON 22: Understanding Function Objects

LESSON 23: STL Algorithms

LESSON 24: Adaptive Containers: stack and queue

LESSON 25: Working with Bit Flags Using STL

PART V: Advanced C++ Concepts

LESSON 26: Understanding Smart Pointers

LESSON 27: Working with Streams

LESSON 28: Exception Handling

LESSON 29: Tapping Further into the Preprocessor

Appendixes

APPENDIX A: Working with Numbers: Binary and Hexadecimal

APPENDIX B: C++ Keywords

APPENDIX C: Operator Precedence

APPENDIX D: Answers

Index

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