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Learn C++ in Just One Hour a Day Completely updated for the C++11 standard, Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day presents the language from a practical point of view, helping you learn how to use C++11 to create faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications. * Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming * Understand how C++11 features help you write compact and efficient code using concepts such as lambda expressions, move constructors, and assignment operators * Learn the Standard Template Library, including containers and algorithms used in most real-world C++ applications * Test your knowledge and expertise using exercises at the end of every lesson Learn on your own time, at your own pace: * No previous programming experience required * Learn C++11, object-oriented programming, and analysis * Write fast and powerful C++ programs, compile the source code with a gcc compiler, and create executable files * Use the Standard Template Library's (STL) algorithms and containers to write feature-rich yet stable C++ applications * Develop sophisticated programming techniques using lambda expressions, smart pointers, and move constructors * Learn to expand your program's power with inheritance and polymorphism * Master the features of C++ by learning from programming experts * Learn C++11 features that allow you to program compact and high-performance C++ applicationsTABLE OF CONTENTS PART I: THE BASICS LESSON 1: Getting Started with C++11 LESSON 2: The Anatomy of a C++ Program LESSON 3: Using Variables, Declaring Constants LESSON 4: Managing Arrays and Strings LESSON 5: Working with Expressions, Statements, and Operators LESSON 6: Controlling Program Flow LESSON 7: Organizing Code with Functions LESSON 8: Pointers and References Explained PART II: FUNDAMENTALS OF OBJECT-ORIENTED C++ PROGRAMMING LESSON 9: Classes and Objects LESSON 10: Implementing Inheritance LESSON 11: Polymorphism LESSON 12: Operator Types and Operator Overloading LESSON 13: Casting Operators LESSON 14: An Introduction to Macros and Templates PART III: LEARNING THE STANDARD TEMPLATE LIBRARY (STL) LESSON 15: An Introduction to the Standard Template Library LESSON 16: The STL String Class LESSON 17: STL Dynamic Array Classes LESSON 18: STL list and forward_list LESSON 19: STL Set Classes LESSON 20: STL Map Classes PART IV: MORE STL LESSON 21: Understanding Function Objects LESSON 22: C++11 Lambda Expressions LESSON 23: STL Algorithms LESSON 24: Adaptive Containers: Stack and Queue LESSON 25: Working with Bit Flags Using STL PART V: ADVANCED C++ CONCEPTS LESSON 26: Understanding Smart Pointers LESSON 27: Using Streams for Input and Output LESSON 28: Exception Handling LESSON 29: Going Forward APPENDIXES A: Working with Numbers: Binary and Hexadecimal B: C++ Keywords C: Operator Precedence D: Answers E: ASCII Codes

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  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 176 x 230 x 42mm | 1,120.37g
  • 10 May 2012
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Sams Publishing
  • Indianapolis
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0672335670
  • 9780672335679
  • 269,724

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Siddhartha Rao is a technologist at SAP AG, the world's leading supplier of enterprise software. As the head of SAP Product Security India, his primary responsibilities include hiring expert talent in the area of product security as well as defining development best practices that keeps SAP software globally competitive. Awarded Most Valuable Professional by Microsoft for Visual Studio-Visual C++, he is convinced that C++11 will help you program faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications. Siddhartha also loves traveling and discovering new cultures given an opportunity to. For instance, parts of this book have been composed facing the Atlantic Ocean at a quaint village called Plogoff in Brittany, France-one of the four countries this book was authored in. He looks forward to your feedback on this global effort!

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Learn C++ in Just One Hour a Day! In just one hour a day, you ll have all the skills you need to begin programming in C++. With this complete tutorial, you ll quickly master the basics, and then move on to more advanced features and concepts. Completely updated for the C++11 standard, "Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day " the seventh edition of "Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days" presents the language from a practical point of view, helping you learn how to use C++11 to create faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications. Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming Understand how C++11 features help you write compact and efficient code using concepts such as lambda expressions, move constructors, and assignment operators Learn best practices and avoid pitfalls via useful Do s and Don ts Learn the Standard Template Library, including containers and algorithms used in most real-world C++ applications Test your knowledge and expertise using exercises at the end of every lesson " Learn on your own time, at your own pace: " No previous programming experience required Learn C++11, object-oriented programming, and analysis Write fast and powerful C++ programs, compile the source code, and create executable files Use the Standard Template Library s algorithms and containers to write feature-rich yet stable C++ applications Develop sophisticated programming techniques using lambda expressions, smart pointers, and move constructors Learn to expand your program s power with inheritance and polymorphism Master the features of C++ by learning from programming experts Learn C++11 features that allow you to program compact and high-performance C++ applications "

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