Absolute C++ , offers complete coverage of the C++ programming language. It provides all the tools necessary for experienced and novice programmers to master C++, including: thorough coverage of the Standard Template Library; complete and fully executable code throughout; sections highlighting programming tips and common pitfalls; and a logical order of coverage of C++ topics in order for students to better understand the language. This book is appropriate for introductory courses covering the C++ language, intermediate programming courses introducing C++ to students familiar with another language and will act as a total reference beyond a student's coursework.
Table of Contents
1. C++ Basics.
Variables, Expressions, and Assignment Statements.
Libraries and Namespaces.
2. Flow of Control.
3. Function Basics.
4. Parameters and Overloading.
Overloading and Default Arguments.
Testing and Debugging Functions.
Arrays in Functions.
Programming with Arrays.
6. Structures and Classes.
7. Constructors and Other Tools.
Vectors-A Preview of the Standard Template Library.
8. Operator Overloading, Friends, and References.
Friend Functions and Automatic Type Conversion.
References and More Overloaded Operators.
Character Manipulation Tools.
The Standard Class string.
10. Pointers and Dynamic Arrays.
Classes, Pointers, and Dynamic Arrays.
11. Separate Compilation and Namespaces.
12. Streams and File I/O.
Tools for Stream.
Stream Hierarchies: A Preview of Inheritance.
Recursive Functions that Return a Value.
Programming with Inheritance.
15. Polymorphism and Virtual Functions.
Pointers and Virtual Functions.
Templates and Inheritance.
17. Linked Data Structures.
Linked List Applications.
18. Exception Handling.
Programming Techniques for Exception Handling.
19. Standard Template Library.
20. Patterns and UML.
Appendix 1: C++ Keywords.
Appendix 2: Precedence of Operators.
Appendix 3: The ASCII Character Set.
Appendix 4: Some Library Functions.
Appendix 5: Old and New Header Files.