C++ Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 2nd Edition

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376 pages

Book Description

If you are new to programming with C++ and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by instructors, books in the "For the Absolute Beginner"™ series teach the principles of programming through simple creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C++ programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Throughout the chapters, you will find code samples that illustrate concepts presented. At the end of each chapter, you will find a complete that demonstrates the key ideas in the chapter, a summary of the chapter, and a set of challenges that tests your newfound knowledge. By the time you finish this book, you'll be well versed in C++ and be able to apply the basic programming principles you've learned to the next you tackle.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Starting the Journey
Chapter 2. Descending Deeper into Variables
Chapter 3. Making Choices with Control Statements
Chapter 4. Structuring Your Code with Functions
Chapter 5. Designing : Object-Oriented Programming
Chapter 6. Managing Memory
Chapter 7. Relating Classes
Chapter 8. Using Templates
Chapter 9. Using Streams and Files
Chapter 10. Errors and Exception Handling
Chapter 11. Creating the Pirate Adventure
Appendix A. Answers to Chapter Challenges
Appendix B. Using the Octal, Hexadecimal, Binary, and Decimal
Appendix C. Working on Mac and Platforms
Appendix D. Where to Go From Here

Book Details

  • Title: C++ Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 2nd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 376 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2009-04-20
  • ISBN-10: 1598638750
  • ISBN-13: 9781598638752