C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

Author(s): Stephen R. Davis

Published Online: 31 OCT 2011 09:31AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470317266

Online ISBN: 9781118257524

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257524

About this Book

Enter the world of computer programming with this step-by-step guide to the C++ language! C++ is a great introduction to object-oriented programming, and this friendly guide covers everything you need to know and nothing you don't. You'll write your first program by the end of Chapter 1.

C++ For Dummies, 6th Edition, helps you understand C++ programming from the ground up. It's full of examples to show you how things work, and it even explains "why", so you understand how the pieces fit together. And the bonus CD includes a special code editor, an update GNU compiler, and all source code from the book to save you time.

  • Learn programming lingo and what terms like object-oriented, compiler, and executable mean, so you can write a program right away
  • See how to bundle sections of your code into modules that can be reused in different programs
  • Work with features of object-oriented programming such as classes, constructors, and destructors
  • Discover how the concept of inheritance is the key to effective C++ programming
  • Work with assignment operators, stream I/O, and other more advanced concepts, once you've grasped the basics

You'll discover ten ways to avoid adding bugs to your programs, what pointers are and how to use them, how to work with strings, and some advanced features new to C++. C++ For Dummies, 6th Edition gets you up and running with this popular object-oriented language.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction to C++ Programming

  2. Part II: Becoming a Functional C++ Programmer

  3. Part III: Introduction to Classes

  4. Part IV: Inheritance

  5. Part V: Optional Features

  6. Part VI: The Part of Tens

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