C++ in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself, 8th Edition

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Author: Siddhartha Rao
Pub Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-7897-5774-6
Pages: 800
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 10 Mb

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In just one hour a day, you’ll have all the skills you need to begin programming in C++. With this complete tutorial, you’ll quickly master the basics, and then move on to more advanced features and concepts. Completely updated for the C++14 standard, with a preview of C++17, this book presents the language from a practical point of view, helping you learn how to use C++ to create faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications.

  • Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming
  • Understand how C++ features help you write compact and efficient code using concepts such as lambda expressions, move constructors, and assignment operators
  • Learn best practices and avoid pitfalls via useful Do’s and Don’ts
  • Learn the Standard Template Library, including containers and algorithms used in most real-world C++ applications
  • Test your knowledge and expertise with exercises at the end of every lesson

Learn on your own time, at your own pace

  • No previous programming experience required
  • Write fast and powerful C++ programs, compile the source code, and create executable files
  • Learn object-oriented programming concepts such as encapsulation, abstraction, inheritance, and polymorphism
  • Use the Standard Template Library’s algorithms and containers to write feature-rich yet stable C++ applications
  • Learn how automatic type deduction helps simplify C++ code
  • Develop sophisticated programming techniques using lambda expressions, smart pointers, and move constructors
  • Master the features of C++ by learning from programming experts
  • Learn C++ features that allow you to program compact and high-performance C++ applications
  • Preview what’s new in C++17
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Table of Contents

Part I: The Basics
1: Getting Started
2: The Anatomy of a C++ Program
3: Using Variables, Declaring Constants
4: Managing Arrays and Strings
5: Working with Expressions, Statements, and Operators
6: Controlling Program Flow
7: Organizing Code with Functions
8: Pointers and References Explained

Part II: Fundamentals of Object-Oriented C++ Programming
9: Classes and Objects
10: Implementing Inheritance
11: Polymorphism
12: Operator Types and Operator Overloading
13: Casting Operators
14: An Introduction to Macros and Templates

Part III: Learning the Standard Template Library (STL)
15: An Introduction to the Standard Template Library
16: The STL String Class
17: STL Dynamic Array Classes
18: STL list and forward_list
19: STL Set Classes
20: STL Map Classes

Part IV: More STL
21: Understanding Function Objects
22: Lambda Expressions
23: STL Algorithms
24: Adaptive Containers: Stack and Queue
25: Working with Bit Flags Using STL

Part V: Advanced C++ Concepts
26: Understanding Smart Pointers
27: Using Streams for Input and Output
28: Exception Handling
29: Going Forward

Part VI: Appendixes
A: Working with Numbers: Binary and Hexadecimal
B: C++ Keywords
C: Operator Precedence
D: ASCII Codes
E: Answers