The C++ Programming Language: Special Edition

The C++ Programming Language: Special Edition

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By (author) Bjarne Stroustrup

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  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 1040 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 239mm x 43mm | 1,746g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New Jersey
  • ISBN 10: 0201700735
  • ISBN 13: 9780201700732
  • Edition: 3, Special edition
  • Edition statement: Special edition
  • Illustrations note: Mit Abb.
  • Sales rank: 84,342

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More than three-quarters of a million programmers have benefited from this book in all of its editions Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, this is the world's most trusted and widely read book on C++. For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard library exception safety (also available at www.research.att.com/~bs/) have been added. The result is complete, authoritative coverage of the C++ language, its standard library, and key design techniques. Based on the ANSI/ISO C++ standard, The C++ Programming Language provides current and comprehensive coverage of all C++ language features and standard library components. For example: * abstract classes as interfaces * class hierarchies for object-oriented programming * templates as the basis for type-safe generic software * exceptions for regular error handling * namespaces for modularity in large-scale software * run-time type identification for loosely coupled systems * the C subset of C++ for C compatibility and system-level work * standard containers and algorithms * standard strings, I/O streams, and numerics * C compatibility, internationalization, and exception safety Bjarne Stroustrup makes C++ even more accessible to those new to the language, while adding advanced information and techniques that even expert C++ programmers will find invaluable.

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Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++ and the author ofThe C++ Programming Language (first edition 1985, second edition 1991, third edition 1997),The Design and Evolution of C++ (1994), and Programming: Principles and Practice using C++ (2010). He is the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and an AT&T Fellow. Before moving to academia, he worked for decades in AT&T Bell Labs. He is a founding member of the ISO C++ standards committee. Vist him on the web at www.research.att.com/~bs/.

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More than three-quarters of a million programmers have benefited from this book in all of its editions Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, this is the world's most trusted and widely read book on C++. For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard library exception safety (also available at www.research.att.com/ bs/) have been added. The result is complete, authoritative coverage of the C++ language, its standard library, and key design techniques. Based on the ANSI/ISO C++ standard, "The C++ Programming Language" provides current and comprehensive coverage of all C++ language features and standard library components. For example: abstract classes as interfaces class hierarchies for object-oriented programming templates as the basis for type-safe generic software exceptions for regular error handling namespaces for modularity in large-scale software run-time type identification for loosely coupled systems the C subset of C++ for C compatibility and system-level work standard containers and algorithms standard strings, I/O streams, and numerics C compatibility, internationalization, and exception safety Bjarne Stroustrup makes C++ even more accessible to those new to the language, while adding advanced information and techniques that even expert C++ programmers will find invaluable.

Table of contents

1. Notes to the Reader. 2. A Tour of C++. 3. A Tour of the Standard Library. I. BASIC FACILITIES. 4. Types and Declarations. 5. Pointers, Arrays, and Structures. 6. Expressions and Statements. 7. Functions. 8. Namespaces and Exceptions. 9. Source Files and Programs. II. ABSTRACTION MECHANISMS. 10. Classes. 11. Operator Overloading. 12. Derived Classes. 13. Templates. 14. Exception Handling. 15. Class Hierarchies. III. THE STANDARD LIBRARY. 16. Library Organization and Containers. 17. Standard Containers. 18. Algorithms and Function Objects. 19. Iterators and Allocators. 20. Strings. 21. Streams. 22. Numerics. IV. DESIGN USING C++. 23. Development and Design. 24. Design and Programming. 25. Roles of Classes. V. APPENDICES. A. The C++ Grammar. B. Compatibility. C. Technicalities. D. Locales. E. Standard-Library Exception Handling. Index.