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Starting Out with C++ Alternate

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9781576761274

ISBN10:
1576761274
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Addison Wesley

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Summary

Starting Out with C++ Alternate teaches C++ from the ground up, and assumes no prior background in programming. In Starting Out With C++ Alternate, Gaddis makes a very detailed and slow-paced presentation of both programming and C++ syntax concepts so all readers will be able to follow along. This version of the text gives an early introduction to classes and objects. The book includes the hallmark pedagogocial features that readers of Gaddis books have come to expect. Readers who are new to programming, as well as those with prior work in other languages will find this text beneficial.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computers and Programming
Why Program?
Computer Systems: Hardware and Software
Programs and Programming Languages
What Is a Program Made of?
Input, Processing, and Output
The Programming Process
Procedural and Object-Oriented Programming Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Introduction to C++
The Parts of a C++ Program
The cout Object
The # include Directive
Variables and Literals
Identifiers
Integer Data Types
The char Data Type
Floating-Point Data Types
The bool Data Type
Determining the Size of a Data Type
Variable Assignments and Initialization
Scope
Arithmetic Operators
Comments
Focus on Software Engineering: Programming Style
If You Plan to Continue in Computer Science: Standard and Prestandard C++ Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Expressions and Interactivity
The cin Object
Mathematical Expressions
When You Mix Apples and Oranges: Type Conversion
Overflow and Underflow
Type Casting
Named Constants
Multiple Assignment and Combined Assignment
Formatting Output
Formatted Input
Focus on Object-Oriented Programming:More About Member Functions
More Mathematical Library Functions
Focus on Debugging: Hand Tracing a Program
Focus on Problem Solving: A Case Study
Introduction to File Input and Output Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Project
Making Decisions
Relational Operators
The if Statement
Flags
Expanding the if Statement
The if/else Statement
The if/else if Statement
Using a Trailing else
Menus
Focus on Software Engineering: Nested if Statements
Logical Operators
Checking Numeric Ranges with Logical Operators
Focus on Software Engineering: Validating User Input
More About Variable Definitions and Scope
Comparing Strings
The Conditional Operator
The switch Statement
Testing for File Open Errors
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Project
Looping
The Increment and Decrement Operators
Introduction to Loops: The while Loop
Counters
Letting the User Control the Loop
Keeping a Running Total
Sentinels
Using a Loop to Read Data from a File
The do-while and for Loops
Focus on Software Engineering: Deciding Which Loop to Use
Nested Loops
Breaking Out of a Loop
The continue Statement
Focus on Software Engineering: Using Loops for Data Validation
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study Review Questions and Excercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Functions
Focus on Software Engineering: Modular Programming
Defining and Calling Functions
Function Prototypes
Sending Data into a Function
Passing Data by Value
Focus on Software Engineering: Using Functions in a Menu-Driven Program
The return Statement
Returning a Value from a Function
Returning a Boolean Value
Local and Global Variables
Static Local Variables
Default Arguments
Using Reference Variables as Parameters
Overloading Functions
The exit() Function
Stubs and Drivers
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Arrays
Arrays Hold Multiple Values
Accessing Array Elements
No Bounds Checking in C++
Array Initialization
Processing Array Contents
Focus on Software Engineering: Using Parallel Arrays
Arrays as Function Arguments
Two-dimensional Arrays
Arrays of Strings
Arrays with Three or More Dimensions
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study
If You Plan to Continue in Computer Science: Introduction to the STL vector Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Searching and Sorting Arrays
Focus on Software Engineering: Introduction to Search Algorithms
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study
Focus on Software Engineering: Introduction to Sorting Algorithms
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study
If You Plan to Continue in Computer Science: Sorting and Searching vectors Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Pointers
Getting the Address of a Variable
Pointer Variables
The Relationship Between Arrays and Pointers
Pointer Arithmetic
Initializing Pointers
Comparing Pointers
Pointers as Function Parameters
Focus on Software Engineering: Dynamic Memory Allocation
Focus on Software Engineering: Returning Pointers from Functions
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Characters, Strings, and the string Class
Character Testing
Character Case Conversion
Review of the Internal Storage of C-Strings
Library Functions for Working with C-Strings
String/Numeric Conversion Functions
Focus on Software Engineering: Writing Your Own C-String-Handling Functions
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Business Case Study
The C++ string Class
Focus on Problem Solving and Program Design: A Case Study Review Questions and Exercises Serendipity Booksellers Software Development Projectndash;
Structured Data
Abstract Data Types
Focus on Software Engineering: Combining Data into Structures
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