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Professional C++

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-02-24
  • Publisher: Wrox
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Improve your existing C++ competencies quickly and efficiently with this advanced volume

Professional C++, 5th Edition raises the bar for advanced programming manuals. Complete with a comprehensive overview of the new capabilities of C++20, each feature of the newly updated programming language is explained in detail and with examples. Case studies that include extensive, working code round out the already impressive educational material found within.

Without a doubt, the new 5th Edition of Professional C++ is the leading resource for dedicated and knowledgeable professionals who desire to advance their skills and improve their abilities. This book contains resources to help readers:

  • Maximize the capabilities of C++ with effective design solutions
  • Master little-known elements of the language and learn what to avoid
  • Adopt new workarounds and testing/debugging best practices
  • Utilize real-world program segments in your own applications

Notoriously complex and unforgiving, C++ requires its practitioners to remain abreast of the latest developments and advancements. Professional C++, 5th Edition ensures that its readers will do just that.

Author Biography

About the Author

Marc Gregoire is a Microsoft Visual C++ MVP, software architect and developer, and the founder of the Belgian C++ user group. Having previously completed critical 2G and 3G telecom software for Siemens and Nokia Siemens Networks, he currently works on X-ray, CT, and 3D geometric inspection software for Nikon Metrology. Marc is the author of Professional C++ 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions, co-author of C++17 Standard Library Quick Reference, and technical editor for numerous published works.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xlvii

Part I: Introduction to Professional C++

Chapter 1: A Crash Course In C++ And The Standard Library 3

Chapter 2: Working With Strings And String Views 87

Chapter 3: Coding With Style 111

Part II: Professional C++ Software Design

Chapter 4: Designing Professional C++ Programs 137

Chapter 5: Designing With Objects 169

Chapter 6: Designing For Reuse 187

Part III: C++ Coding the Professional Way

Chapter 7: Memory Management 211

Chapter 8: Gaining Proficiency With Classes And Objects 249

Chapter 9: Mastering Classes and Objects 283

Chapter 10: Discovering Inheritance Techniques 337

Chapter 11: Odds and Ends 397

Chapter 12: Writing Generic Code With Templates 421

Chapter 13: Demystifying C++ I/O 465

Chapter 14: Handling Errors 495

Chapter 15: Overloading C++ Operators 535

Chapter 16: Overview of The C++ Standard Library 573

Chapter 17: Understanding Iterators and The Ranges Library 603

Chapter 18: Standard Library Containers 627

Chapter 19: Function Pointers, Function Objects, And Lambda Expressions 699

Chapter 20: Mastering Standard Library Algorithms 725

Chapter 21: String Localization and Regular Expressions 763

Chapter 22: Date and Time Utilities 793

Chapter 23: Random Number Facilities 809

Chapter 24: Additional Library Utilities 821

Part IV: Mastering Advanced Features of C++

Chapter 25: Customizing and Extending The Standard Library 833

Chapter 26: Advanced Templates 877

Chapter 27: Multithreaded Programming With C++ 915

Part V: C++ Software Engineering

Chapter 28: Maximizing Software Engineering Methods 971

Chapter 29: Writing Efficient C++ 993

Chapter 30: Becoming Adept at Testing 1021

Chapter 31: Conquering Debugging 1045

Chapter 32: Incorporating Design Techniques and Frameworks 1083

Chapter 33: Applying Design Patterns 1105

Chapter 34: Developing Cross-Platform and Crosslanguage Applications 1137

Part VI: Appendices

Appendix A: C++ Interviews 1165

Appendix B: Annotated Bibliography 1191

Appendix C: Standard Library Header Files 1203

Appendix D: Introduction to UML 1213

Index 1219

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