ISBN-10: 0072228970

ISBN-13: 9780072228977

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Herbert Schildt

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Open this book as a novice, and finish it a pro. Readers are taught how to program in C++ by presenting examples of source code, and showing the results that such code produces.
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List price: $47.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Herbert Schildt is a world leading programming author. He is an authority on the C, C++, Java, and C# programming languages, and a master Windows programmer. His programming books have sold more than three million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. He is the author of numerous best sellers including C: The Complete Reference, Java 2: The Complete Reference, Java 2: A Beginner's Guide, C#: A Beginner's Guide, and many more. Schildt holds a master's degree in computer science from the University of Illinois.

The Story of C++
The Origins of C++
The Evolution of C++
What Is Object-Oriented Programming?
An Overview of C++
Your First C++ Program
Handling Syntax Errors
A Second Simple Program
A More Practical Example
A New Data Type
A Quick Review
Function Arguments
Some Output Options
Two Simple Commands
Blocks of Code
Semicolons and Positioning
Indentation Practices
C++ Keywords
Identifiers in C++
The Standard C++ Library
The Basic Data Types
Declaration of Variables
Some Type Modifiers
Variable Initializations
Program Control Statements
The if Statement
The for Loop
The switch Statement
The while Loop
The do-while Loop
Using continue
Using break to Exit Loops
Nested Loops
Using the goto Statement
Putting Together the Pieces
Arrays and Strings
One-Dimensional Arrays
Some String Library Functions
Two-Dimensional Arrays
Multidimensional Arrays
Array Initialization
Arrays of Strings
What Are Pointers?
The Pointer Operators
Pointer Expressions
Pointers and Arrays
Pointers and String Literals
A Comparison Example
Arrays of Pointers
The Null Pointer Convention
Multiple Indirection
Problems with Pointers
Functions, Part One: The Fundamentals
Scope Rules of Functions
Passing Pointers and Arrays
Argc and argv: Arguments to main()
The return Statement
Function Prototypes
Headers: A Closer Look
Functions, Part Two: References, Overloading, and Default Arguments
Two Approaches to Argument Passing
Reference Parameters
Function Overloading
Default Function Arguments
Function Overloading and Ambiguity
More Data Types and Operators
The const and volatile Qualifiers
Storage Class Specifiers
More Operators
Bitwise Operators
The ? Operator
Compound Assignment
The Comma Operator
Multiple Assignments
Using sizeof
Dynamic Allocation Using new and delete
Precedence Summary
Structures and Unions
Using sizeof to Ensure Portability
Moving On to Object-Oriented Programming
Introducing the Class
Class Fundamentals
A Closer Look at Class Member Access
Constructors and Destructors
Classes and Structures Are Related
Unions and Classes Are Related
Inline Functions
Arrays of Objects
Pointers to Objects
Object References
A Closer Look at Classes
Friend Functions
Overloading Constructors
Dynamic Initialization
Assigning Objects
Passing Objects to Functions
Returning Objects
Creating and Using a Copy Constructor
The this Keyword
Operator Overloading
Operator Overloading Using Member Functions
Nonmember Operator Functions
A Closer Look at the Assignment Operator
Overloading []
Overloading ()
Overloading Other Operators
Another Example of Operator Overloading
Introducing Inheritance
Base Class Access Control
Using protected Members
Inheriting Multiple Base Classes
Constructors, Destructors, and Inheritance
Granting Access
Virtual Base Classes
Virtual Functions and Polymorphism
Pointers to Derived Types
Virtual Functions
Early versus Late Binding
Generic Functions
Generic Classes
Exception Handling
Exception Handling Fundamentals
Options for Exception Handling
Handling Exceptions Thrown by new
Overloading new and delete
The C++ I/O System
Old VS Modern C++ I/O
C++ Streams
The C++ Stream Classes
Overloading the I/O Operators
Formatted I/O
File I/O
More Binary I/O Functions
Random Access
Checking I/O Status
Customized I/O and Files
Run-Time Type ID and the Casting Operators
Run-Time Type Identification (RTTI)
The Casting Operators
Namespaces and Other Advanced Topics
The std Namespace
Pointers to Functions
Static Class Members
Const Member Functions and mutable
Explicit Constructors
The Member Initialization Syntax
Using the asm Keyword
Linkage Specification
The .* and [characters not reproducible]* Pointer-to-Member Operators
Creating Conversion Functions
Introducing the Standard Template Library
An Overview of the STL
The Container Classes
The string Class
Final Thoughts on the STL
The C++ Preprocessor
Conditional Compilation Directives
The # and ## Preprocessor Operators
Predefined Macro Names
Final Thoughts
C-Based I/O
C I/O Uses Streams
Understanding printf() and scanf()
The C File System
fseek() and Random-Access I/O
fprintf() and fscanf()
Erasing Files
Working with an Older C++ Compiler
The .NET Managed Extensions to C++
The .NET Keyword Extensions
Preprocessor Extensions
The attribute Attribute
Compiling Managed C++
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