Enter the world of computer programming with this step-by-step guide to the C++ language! C++ is a great introduction to object-oriented programming, and this friendly guide covers everything you need to know and nothing you don’t. You’ll write your first program by the end of Chapter 1.
C++ For Dummies, 6th Edition, helps you understand C++ programming from the ground up. It’s full of examples to show you how things work, and it even explains “why”, so you understand how the pieces fit together. And the bonus CD includes a special code editor, an update GNU compiler, and all source code from the book to save you time.
You’ll discover ten ways to avoid adding bugs to your programs, what pointers are and how to use them, how to work with strings, and some advanced features new to C++. C++ For Dummies, 6th Edition gets you up and running with this popular object-oriented language.
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You too can program! Here's your step-by-step guide to the C++ language, including C++ 2009
C++ is still the standard for object-oriented languages, and this friendly guide covers everything you need to know and nothing you don't. It starts at the beginning, so you learn the basics of programming and C++ first. It's full of examples to show you how things work, and it even explains "why," so you understand how the pieces fit together.
Bundle up — see how to bundle sections of your code into modules that can be reused in different programs
Class time — work with features of object-oriented programming such as classes, constructors, and destructors
Let your heir down — discover how the concept of inheritance is the key to effective C++ programming
A new assignment — work with assignment operators, streaming I/O, and other more advanced concepts
Bonus CD Includes
The CodeBlocks development environment
A full-service GNU C++ compiler
All source code from the book
Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Open the book and find:
How statements and expressions are used in programming
How to work with strings
What pointers are and how to use them
How to grasp abstract classes
How inheritance works
Some advanced features new to C++
Ten ways to avoid adding bugs to your programs
Stephen R. Davis is the bestselling author of several books on C++, including previous editions of C++ For Dummies. He has been programming for more than 30 years and presently works for L-3 Communications in the area of Homeland Defense.
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