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C++: The Complete Reference, 4th Edition (Complete Reference)by Herbert Schildt
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Schildt's classic C++ reference--updated and expanded
The Definitive Guide to C++
Master programmer and best-selling author Herb Schildt has updated and expanded his classic reference to C++. Using expertly crafted explanations, insider tips, and hundreds of examples, Schildt explains and demonstrates every aspect of C++. Inside you'll find details on the entire C++ language, including its keywords, operators, preprocessor directives, and libraries. There is even a synopsis of the extended keywords used for .NET programming. Of course, everything is presented in the clear, crisp, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions. Whether you're a beginning programmer or a seasoned pro, the answers to all your C++ questions can be found in this lasting resource.
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This handbook describes and offers some examples of the keywords, syntax, functions, classes, and features that are used in the Standard C++ programming language. Little has changed from the last edition, aside from some added detail to the coverage or modernization of description. An appendix covers the extended keywords used by Microsoft for the creation of managed code for the .NET Framework.
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This C++ resource providesin-depth coverage on advanced topics, including heritance, namspaces, STL, and custom string class.
Programming guru Herb Schildt provides the ultimate C++ resource for new & experienced programmers using his clear, informative, and step-by-step style. With this best-selling classic in hand, C++ users can rest assured this proven guide will keep them going every step of the way.
Best-selling genius Herb Schildt covers everything from keywords, syntax, and libraries, to advanced features such as overloading, inheritance, virtual functions, namespaces, templates, and RTTIplus, a complete description of the Standard Template Library (STL).
About the Author
Herbert Schildt is a world leading programming author. He is an authority on the C, C++, Java, and C# programming languages, and a master Windows programmer. His programming books have sold more than three million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. He is the author of numerous best sellers including C: The Complete Reference, Java 2: The Complete Reference, Java 2: A Beginner's Guide, C#: A Beginner's Guide, and many more. Schildt holds a master's degree in computer science from the University of Illinois.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Foundation of C++: The C Subset 1: An Overview of C 2: Expressions 3: Statements 4: Arrays and Null-Terminated Strings 5: Pointers 6: Functions 7: Structures, Unions, Enumerations, and User-Defined Types 8: C-Style Console I/O 9: File I/O 10: The Preprocessor and Comments Part II: C++ 11: An Overview of C++ 12: Classes and Objects 13: Arrays, Pointers, References, and the Dynamic Allocation Operators 14: Function Overloading, Copy Constructors, and Default Arguments 15: Operator Overloading 16: Inheritance 17: Virtual Functions and Polymorphism 18: Templates 19: Exception Handling 20: The C++ I/O System Basics 21: C++ File I/O 22: Run-Time Type ID and the Casting Operators 23: Namespaces, Conversion Functions, and Other Advanced Topics 24: Introducing the Standard Template Library Part III: The Standard Function Library 25: The C-Based I/O Functions 26: The String and Character Functions 27: The Mathematical Functions 28: Time, Date, and Localization Functions 29: The Dynamic Allocation Functions 30: Utility Functions 31: The Wide-Character Functions Part IV: The Standard C++ Class Library 32: The Standard C++ I/O Classes 33: The STL Container Classes 34: The STL Algorithms 35: STL Iterators, Allocators, and Function Objects 36: The String Class 37: The Numeric Classes 38: Exception Handling and Miscellaneous Classes Part V : Applying C++ 39: Integrating New Classes: A Custom String Class 40: An Object-Oriented Expression Parser
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