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The Art of C++by Herbert Schildt
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Take your C++ skills to the next level with help from programming guru Herb Schildt. In this unique volume, Herb unlocks the secrets that professional programmers use to create world-class software. In the process, he explores the power, elegance, and artistry of C++. Inside, Herb applies C++ to a wide variety of high-powered, practical applications, each focusing on a different aspect of the language. Examples range from a garbage collector subsystem and a thread control panel to AI-based searches and a custom STL container. Herb even develops a Mini C++ interpreter! You can use each application as-is or as a starting point for your own development. This is some of the most exciting C++ code found anywhere! Inside, you’ll:
Herb Schildt is the world’s number-one programming author. He is an authority on the C, C++, Java, and C# programming languages, and was a member of the ANSI/ISO committee that standardized C++. His programming books have sold more than three million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages.
Understand both the how and why of C++.
Learn how to apply C++ to a wide array of sophisticated applications. In his clear prose, C++ expert and the world's leading programming author Herb Schildt, shares practical, high-powered applications of C++, revealing some of the most interesting features of the language in the process. "Pure code" subsystems that can be adapted to your own programs, financial calculations, and file utilities are discussed. A C++ interpreter, an AI-based search engine, plus a Web-based example for those programmers who interface C++ with the Internet are also included. With downloadable code offered, this resource has something for every C++ developer.
About the Author
Herb Schildt (Mahomet, IL) is a leading authority on C and C++ and a best-selling author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies. His acclaimed C and C++ books include Teach Yourself C, C++ from the Ground Up, C++: The Complete Reference, Java Programmer's Reference, STL Programming from the Ground Up, Windows 98 Programming from the Ground Up, and co-author of C/C++ Annotated Archives.
Table of Contents
1: The Power of C++
2: A Simple Garbage Collector for C++
3: Multithreading in C++
4: Extending C++
5: An Internet File Downloader
6: Financial Calculations in C++
7: AI-Based Problem Solving
8: Building a Custom STL Container
9: A Mini C++ Interpreter
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