C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Here’s the easy way to learn how to use C++

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.

From the Back Cover
C++ is the “in” language! Find out why, andhow to use it, right here

C++ is fast, powerful, and fully compiled — three great reasons why it’s #1. There are more reasons, and in this guide you discover them as you dig in and really learn to use C++. Each handy minibook covers what you need to know about a key aspect of C++. If you’re a C++ newbie, start with Book I; experienced folks can jump in anywhere to learn more!

  • One size fits most — see how to use C++ for Windows, Mac, and Linux, using the CodeBlocks compiler
  • Explore objects and classes — understand object-oriented programming and how to use various diagrams to design your programs
  • Banish bugs — learn to use a debugger and how the CodeBlocks debugger ferrets out problems in your applications
  • Reading and writing — Minibook V covers it all, including stream programming
  • Advance to the Library — understand how to create your own templates and build a full set of libraries for your own use

Open the book and find:

  • Tips on managing arrays of data
  • What to do with constructors and destructors
  • How local variables are stored
  • What packages, notes, and tags are for
  • Secrets of architecting the Standard Library
  • The difference between deque and vector
  • How to make a class persistent
  • Where to obtain the free Visual Studio Express

Book Details

  • Paperback: 864 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 2nd Edition (August 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470317353
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470317358
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