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C++ in Plain Englishby Brian Overland
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C++ In Plain English Second Edition Add the object-oriented power of C++ to your programming portfolio — and watch your career take off! Fully revised to cover the new ANSI C++ spec, Overland's classic book helps you crack the C++ language barrier with expert tips, sample code, and straight-forward explanations of each function, class, and keyword.
About the Author
About the Author Brian Overland is an expert programmer and technical writer. He spent more than a decade at Microsoft, where he achieved the highest programmer/writer rank on the Microsoft technical ladder, contributed sample code to C, Visual Basic, assembler, and C++, and wrote the first manual on how to write custom controls in C/C++.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting to Know C++.
Chapter 1: What C++ Will Do for You.
Chapter 2: Basic Features of C++ Programs.
Chapter 3: Pointers, Strings, and Things.
Chapter 4: Input, Output, and C++.
Chapter 5: A Touch of Class.
Chapter 6: Another Look at Constructors.
Chapter 7: Class Operations (Operator Overloading).
Chapter 8: Inheritance: C++ and Good Genes.
Chapter 9: Virtual Functions and Why They're Good.
Part II: C++ Reference.
C++ in Plain English.
C++ Elements A to Z.
Chapter 10: Data Types.
Chapter 11: Operators.
Chapter 12: Cast Operators.
Chapter 13: C++ Keywords.
Chapter 14: Preprocessor Directives, Macros, and Operators.
Chapter 15: Library Functions.
Chapter 16:I/O Library Classes and Objects.
Appendix A: Summary of C/C++ Differences.
Appendix B: Overview of ANSI C++ Features.
Appendix C: Standard Exceptions.
Appendix D: ASCII Character Codes.
Glossary of C++ Terms and Concepts.
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