9780672337468

C++ in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

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  • ISBN13:

    9780672337468

  • ISBN10:

    0672337460

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/2016
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing

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Summary

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours is a hands-on guide to the C++ programming language. Readers are provided with short, practical examples that illustrate key concepts, syntax, and techniques.

Using a straightforward approach, this fast and friendly tutorial teaches you everything you need to know, from installing and using a compiler, to debugging the programs you’ve created, to what’s new in C++14.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common C++ programming tasks
Quizzes and exercises at the end of each chapter help you test yourself to make sure you’re ready to go on

Learn how to...
  • Install and use a C++ compiler for Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
  • Build object-oriented programs in C++
  • Master core C++ concepts such as functions and classes
  • Add rich functionality with templates and lambda expressions
  • Debug your programs for flawless code
  • Learn exception and error-handling techniques
  • Put to use the new features in C++14, the latest version of the language
  • Create and use templates
  • Control program flow with loops
  • Store information in arrays and strings
  • Declare and use pointers
  • Use operator overloading
  • Extend classes with inheritance
  • Use polymorphism and derived classes
  • Employ object-oriented analysis and design

Author Biography

Rogers Cadenhead is a writer, computer programmer, and web developer who has written more than 25 books on Internet-related topics, including Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days and Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Minecraft Mods Programming. He publishes the Drudge Retort and other websites that receive more than 22 million visits a year. This book’s official website is at http://cplusplus.cadenhead.org.

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. (www.libertyassociates.com), where he provides custom programming, consulting, and training.

Table of Contents

Part I: BEGINNING C++
Hour 1: Writing Your First Program
Hour 2: Organizing the Parts of a Program
Hour 3: Creating Variables and Constants
Hour 4: Using Expressions, Statements and Operators
Hour 5: Calling Functions
Hour 6: Controlling the Flow of a Program
Hour 7: Storing Information in Arrays and Strings

Part II: CLASSES
Hour 8: Creating Basic Classes
Hour 9: Moving into Advanced Classes

Part III: MEMORY MANAGEMENT
Hour 10: Creating Pointers
Hour 11: Developing Advanced Pointers
Hour 12: Creating References
Hour 13: Developing Advanced References and Pointers

Part IV: ADVANCED C++
Hour 14: Calling Advanced Functions
Hour 15: Using Operator Overloading

Part V: INHERITANCE AND POLYMORPHISM
Hour 16: Extending Classes with Inheritance
Hour 17: Using Polymorphism and Derived Classes
Hour 18: Making Use of Advanced Polymorphism
Hour 19: Storing Information in Linked Lists

Part VI: SPECIAL TOPICS
Hour 20: Using Special Classes, Functions, and Pointers
Hour 21: Reading and Writing I/O
Hour 22: Employing Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
Hour 23: Creating Templates
Hour 24: Dealing with Exceptions and Error Handling

Part VII: APPENDIXES
A: Binary and Hexadecimal
B: Glossary

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