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Absolute C++ / With CD

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ISBN13: 978-0201709278

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Absolute C++ / With CD - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0201709278

Walter J. Savitch

ISBN13: 978-0201709278
ISBN10: 0201709279
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No

This brand new book from best-selling author Walt Savitch offers complete, absolute coverage of the C++ programming language. It provides all of the tools necessary for experienced and novice programmers alike to master C++, including: thorough coverage of the Standard Template Library; complete and fully executable code throughout; sections highlighting programming tips and common pitfalls; and a logical order of coverage of C++ topics in order for students to better understand the language, e.g. arrays before classes. As with Savitch's other book Problem Solving with C++, the hallmark feature of this new book is his truly accessible writing which students often acknowledge as the best they've ever read.

Absolute C++ is appropriate for introductory courses covering the C++ language, intermediate programming courses introducing C++ to students familiar with another language and will act as a total reference beyond their coursework.

Features :

  • Language features are presented in context of complete working C++ programs.
  • Complete (language focused) introduction to the C++ language.
  • Contains extensive coverage of the STL.
  • Pedagogical use of full-color presentation to aid in students learning of code structure.
  • Introduces modern programming topics such as UML (Unified Modeling Language) and Patterns.
  • Contains extensive pedagogy including:
  • Pitfalls
  • Programming tips
  • Self-test exercises with answers
  • Contains CD-ROM with instructor and student resources.
  • Author Walt Savitch has been widely acclaimed for his clear, concise and engaging writing style.

Author Bio

Savitch, Walter : University of California, San Diego

Table of Contents

(All chapters contain Pitfalls, Programming Tips, and Self-Test Questions, and conclude with a Summary, Answers to Self-Test Questions, and Programming Exercises.)

1. C++ Basics.

Introduction to C++.
Variables, Expressions, and Assignment Statements.
Console Input/Output.
Program Style.
Libraries and Namespaces.

2. Flow of Control.

Boolean Expressions.
Branching Mechanism.

3. Function Basics.

Predefined Functions.
Programmer-Defined Functions.
Scope Rules.

4. Parameters and Overloading.

Overloading and Default Arguments.
Testing and Debugging Functions.

5. Arrays.

Introduction to Arrays.
Arrays in Functions.
Programming with Arrays.
Multidimensional Arrays.

6. Structures and Classes.


7. Constructors and Other Tools.

More Tools.
Vectors-A Preview of the Standard Template Library.

8. Operator Overloading, Friends, and References.

Basic Operator Overloading.
Friend Functions and Automatic Type Conversion.
References and More Overloaded Operators.

9. Strings.

An Array Type for Strings.
Character Manipulation Tools.
The Standard Class string.

10. Pointers and Dynamic Arrays.

Dynamic Arrays.
Classes, Pointers, and Dynamic Arrays.

11. Separate Compilation and Namespaces.

Separate Compilation.

12. Streams and File I/O.

I/O Streams.
Tools for Stream.
Stream Hierarchies: A Preview of Inheritance.

13. Recursion.

Recursive Void Functions.
Recursive Functions that Return a Value.
Thinking Recursively.

14. Inheritance.

Inheritance Basics.
Programming with Inheritance.

15. Polymorphism and Virtual Functions.

Virtual Function Basics.
Pointers and Virtual Functions.

16. Templates.

Function Templates.
Class Templates.
Templates and Inheritance.

17. Linked Data Structures.

Nodes and Linked Lists.
Linked List Applications.

18. Exception Handling.

Exception Handling Basics.
Programming Techniques for Exception Handling.

19. Standard Template Library.

Generic Algorithms.

20. Patterns and UML.


Appendix 1: C++ Keywords.
Appendix 2: Precedence of Operators.
Appendix 3: The ASCII Character Set.
Appendix 4: Some Library Functions.
Appendix 5: Old and New Header Files.
Further Reading.

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