Synopses & Reviews
Diane Zak's market-leading C++ text has been revised and updated for use with Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003. The interactive chapters lay the basic foundation of important programming principles. Each chapter is divided into a Concept lesson and a subsequent Application lesson. Upon completion of the book, students will know how to create and manipulate sequential access files, structs, classes, and arrays to take the next step in their programming curriculum.
Offer your students a comprehensive introduction to programming using C++ as the illustrative language! By actively working through this hands-on text, students will gain confidence knowing that they have mastered essential C++ skills and techniques.
About the Author
Prolific author and respected professional, Diane Zak continues to provide an inspiring and uncomplicated learning experience for students through her widely popular programming books. Recognized for their unique, readable, and friendly style, each book reflects Zak's knowledge of student needs and her extensive understanding of computer programming and its use in business today. Each book is carefully crafted with the modern student in mind. Diane Zak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Master of Arts degree in Adult and Continuing Education. She has taught at various computer training centers and most recently served as professor at College of DuPage in Illinois.
Table of Contents
Overview: An Overview of a Microcomputer System 1. An Introduction to Control Structures 2. Beginning the Problem-Solving Process 3. Completing the Problem-Solving Process and Getting Started with C++ 4. Variables, Constants, Arithmetic Operators, and Assignment Statements 5. The Selection Structure 6. More on the Selection Structure 7. The Repetition Structure 8. More on the Repetition Structure 9. Value-Returning Functions 10. Void Functions 11. Arrays 12. Manipulating Characters and Strings 13. Sequential Access Files 14. Classes and Objects Appendices A: Creating a C++ Program B: ASCII Codes C: Built-In Mathematical Methods D: Pointers