In Starting Out with C++: Early Objects, Gaddis covers objects and classes early after functions and before arrays and pointers. As with all Gaddis texts, clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter.
Introduction to Computers and Programming; Introduction to C++; Expressions and Interactivity; Making Decisions; Looping; Functions; Introduction to Classes and Objects; Arrays; Searching and Sorting Arrays; Pointers; More About Classes and Object-Oriented Programming; More About Characters, Strings, and the string Class; Advanced File and I/O Operations; Recursion; Polymorphism, Virtual Functions, and Multiple Inheritance; Exceptions, Templates, and the Standard Template Library (STL); Linked Lists; Stacks and Queues; Binary Trees.
This text is intended for either a one-semester accelerated introductory course or a traditional two-semester sequence covering C++ programming.
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Shelving Tag: Introductory Programming/C++
Starting Out with C++: Early Objects (formerly Alternate Version), 5/e
Tony Gaddis, Haywood Community College
Judy Walters, North Central College
Godfrey Muganda, North Central College
The Starting Out with C++ textbook series has students raving. It presents introductory programming concepts in a student-friendly and accessible step-by-step way, ensuring that beginning programmers understand each programming topic.
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In addition to Gaddis’ emphasis on practical examples, abundant practice exercises, and focus on problem solving and program design, Starting Out with C++: Early Objects, 5e (formerly called “Alternate Version”):
• Follows the ANSI standard and uses the most currently accepted programming practices
• Covers both procedural and object-oriented programming
• Introduces classes in Chapter 7, right after control structures and functions
• Has new appendices on UML and on .NET and Managed C++
• Illustrates concepts and techniques with over 350 fully runnable example programs• Includes dozens of MyCodeMate programming challenges About the Author:
Tony Gaddis is the principal author of the Starting Out with series of textbooks. Tony teaches computer science courses at Haywood Community College in North Carolina. He is a highly acclaimed instructor who was previously selected as the North Carolina Community College "Teacher of the Year,” and has received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. Besides C++ books, the “Starting Out with” series includes introductory books using the Java™ programming language, Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET, and Microsoft® C#®, all published by Addison-Wesley.
Judy Walters is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. In addition to her many computer science courses, she enjoys teaching a freshman course on film and literature. She also enjoys studying foreign languages and cultures, and recently developed a new course in technology and society, which she taught in Costa Rica Fall 2005, as part of the college's international studies program.
Godfrey Muganda is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, where he chairs the Computer Science Department. He teaches a wide variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels including courses in Object-Oriented Programming, Comparative Programming Languages, and Complier Design. His primary research interests are in the Fuzzy Sets and Systems. He won the North Central College faculty award for outstanding scholarship in 1993.
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Book Description Addison Wesley, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110321512383