C++ How to Program

C++ How to Program

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For Computer Science 1 and other courses covering programming in C++. Also appropriate as a supplement for upper-level courses where the instructor uses a book as a reference to the C++ language.

This best-selling comprehensive text is aimed at readers with little or no programming experience. It teaches programming by emphasizing achieving program clarity through structured and object-oriented programming, software reuse and component-oriented software construction.
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  • Paperback | 1168 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 38.1mm | 1,700.99g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130895717
  • 9780130895714

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Objectives, an Outline, and an Introduction and ends with a Summary, Terminology, Common Programming Errors, Good Programming Practices, Performance Tips, Portability Tips, Software Engineering Observations, Self-Review Exercises, Self-Review Exercise Answers, and Exercises.)

1. Introduction to Computers and C++ Programming.

2. Control Structures.

3. Functions.

4. Arrays.

5. Pointers and Strings.

6. Classes and Data Abstraction.

7. Classes: Part II.

8. Operator Overloading.

9. Inheritance.

10. Virtual Functions and Polymorphism.

11. C++ Stream Input/Output.

12. Templates.

13. Exception Handling.

14. File Processing.

15. Data Structures.

16. Bits, Characters, Strings and Structures.

17. The Preprocessor.

18. C Legacy Code Topics.

19. Class String and String Stream Processing.

20. Standard Template Library (STL).

21. Standard C++ Language Additions.

Appendix A: Operator Precedence Chart.

Appendix B: ASCII Character Set.

Appendix C: Number Systems.

Appendix D: C++ Internet and Web Resources.


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About Harvey M. Deitel

DR. HARVEY M. DEITEL, CEO of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has 39 years experience in the computing field including extensive industry and academic experience. He is one of the world's leading computer science instructors and seminar presenters. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Boston University. He worked on the pioneering virtual memory operating systems projects at IBM and MIT that developed techniques widely implemented today in systems like UNIX (R), Windows NAT, (TM) OS/2 and Linux. He has 20 years of college teaching experience including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc. with Paul J. Deitel. He is author or co-author of several dozen books and multimedia packages and is currently writing five more. With translations published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Elementary Chinese, Advanced Chinese, Korean, French, Portuguese, Polish and Italian the Deitels' texts have earned international recognition.

PAUL J. DEITEL, Executive Vice President of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management where he studied Information Technology. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc. he has delivered Java, C, C++, Internet and World Wide Web courses for industry clients including Compaq, Sun Microsystems, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Softwave, Computervision, Stratus, Fidelity, Cambridge Technology Partners, Open Environment Corporation, One Wave, Hyperion Software, Lucent Technologies, Adra Systems, Entergy, CableData Systems, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storm Center, IBM and many other organizations. He has lectured on C++ and Java for the Boston Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, and has taught satellite-based Java courses through a cooperative venture of Deitel & Associates, Inc., Prentice Hall and the Technology Education Network.

The Deitels are co-authors of the best-selling introductory college computer-science programming language textbooks, C How to Program: Third Edition, Java How to Program: Third Edition, Visual Basic 6 How to Program (co-authored with Tem R Nieto) and Internet and World Wide Web How to Program (co-authored with Tem R. Nieto). TheDeitels are also co-authors of the C++ Multimedia Cyber Classroom: Third Edition (the first edition of this was Prentice Hall's first multimedia-based textbook), the Java 2 Multimedia Cyber Classroom: Third Edition, the Visual Basic 6 Multimedia Cyber Classroom and the Internet and World Wide Web Programming Multimedia Cyber Classroom. The Deitels are also co-authors of The Complete C++ Training Course: Third Edition, The Complete Visual Basic 6 Training Course, The Complete Java 2 Training Course: Third Edition and The Complete Internet and World Wide Web Programming Training Course-these products each contain the corresponding How to Program Series textbook and the corresponding Multimedia Cyber Classroom.
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