20. Examining Virtual Member Functions: Are They for Real?

  1. Stephen R. Davis

Published Online: 31 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257524.ch20

C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition

How to Cite

Davis, S. R. (2009) Examining Virtual Member Functions: Are They for Real?, in C++ for Dummies®, 6th Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118257524.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470317266

Online ISBN: 9781118257524

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Keywords:

  • virtual member;
  • functions;
  • real;
  • polymorphism;
  • safe polymorphic nachos

Summary

This Chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why You Need Polymorphism

  • How Polymorphism Works

  • When Is a Virtual Function Not?

  • Considering Virtual Considerations