C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition
C++, developed by Bjarne Stroustrup at Bell Labs, is one of the most widely used programming languages, with close to four million C++ programmers and growing. C++’s popularity has earned it a spot as part of the Standard Library.
Fully updated for the new C++ 2009 standard, C++ All-in-One for Dummies, 2nd Edition compiles seven books into one. This guidebook covers key topics like an introduction to C++, understanding objects and classes, fixing problems, advanced programming, reading and writing files, advanced C++, and building applications with Microsoft MFC. If you're a C++ newbie, start with Book I. But if you’re experienced with C++, simply jump in anywhere to learn more! This all-in-one reference helps you learn to:
- Use C++ for Windows, Mac, and Linux by using the CodeBlocks compiler
- Understand object-oriented programming
- Use various diagrams to design your programs
- Recognize how local variables are stored
- Use packages, notes, and tags effectively
- Make a class persistent
- Handle constructors and destructors
With over 25,000 sold of the previous bestselling edition, this second edition with a bonus CD makes C++ easier to understand. It’s a perfect introduction for new programmers and guide for advanced programmers.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Book I: Introducing C++.
Chapter 1: Creating a First C++ Program.
Chapter 2: Storing Data in C++.
Chapter 3: Directing Your C++ Program Flow.
Chapter 4: Dividing Your Work with Functions.
Chapter 5: Dividing Between Source-Code Files.
Chapter 6: Referring to Your Data through Pointers.
Chapter 7: Working with Classes.
Chapter 8: Using Advanced C++ Features.
Book II: Understanding Objects and Classes.
Chapter 1: Planning and Building Objects.
Chapter 2: Describing Your Program with UML.
Chapter 3: Structuring Your Classes with UML.
Chapter 4: Demonstrating Behavior with UML.
Chapter 5: Modeling Your Programs with UML.
Chapter 6: Building with Design Patterns.
Book III: Fixing Problems.
Chapter 1: Dealing with Bugs.
Chapter 2: Debugging a Program.
Chapter 3: Stopping and Inspecting Your Code.
Chapter 4: Traveling About the Stack.
Book IV: Advanced Programming.
Chapter 1: Working with Arrays, Pointers, and References.
Chapter 2: Creating Data Structures.
Chapter 3: Constructors, Destructors, and Exceptions.
Chapter 4: Advanced Class Usage.
Chapter 5: Creating Classes with Templates.
Chapter 6: Programming with the Standard Library.
Book V: Reading and Writing Files.
Chapter 1: Filing Information with the Streams Library.
Chapter 2: Writing with Output Streams.
Chapter 3: Reading with Input Streams.
Chapter 4: Building Directories and Contents.
Chapter 5: Streaming Your Own Classes.
Book VI: Advanced C++.
Chapter 1: Exploring the Standard Library Further.
Chapter 2: Building Original Templates.
Chapter 3: Investigating Boost.
Chapter 4: Boosting up a Step.
Book VII: Building Applications with Microsoft MFC.
Chapter 1: Working with the Visual C++ 2008 IDE and Projects.
Chapter 2: Creating an MFC Dialog Box Project.
Chapter 3: Creating an MFC SDI Project.
Chapter 4: Using the Visual C++ 2008 Debugger.
Chapter 5: Analyzing Your Visual C++ 2008 Code.
Appendix A: Automating Your Programs with Makefiles.
Appendix B: About the CD.
Jeff Cogswell has been an application developer and trainer for 13 years, working with clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He has developed courses on C++ and other technologies.
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