C++ from the Ground Up

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9780078819698: C++ from the Ground Up

Learn C++ without a C background - this book shows programmers how. In "C++ From the Ground Up", internationally renowned author Herbert Schildt applies his proven teaching expertise to the basic constructs of the C++ language. Programmers with no prior knowledge of C will quickly gain understanding of the power and uses of C++, the language of choice for Windows developers. Millions of readers have trusted Herbert Schildt to teach them C and C++. This book continues that tradition by providing solid material in a straightforward format.

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The Authoritative Guide to C++. Second Edition, Covers All C++ Compilers.

Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, has updated and expanded his best-selling C++ from the Ground Up to include all of C++'s newest features. In this fast-paced new edition, Schildt fully explains the entire C++ language, from its fundamentals to its most advanced topics.

Written in the clear, uncompromising style that has made Schildt's programming books the choice of millions worldwide, C++ from the Ground Up, Second Edition starts with the basics, including an overview of C++ and the general form of a C++ program. You'll then progress to the fundamentals of C++ programming, including control statements, operators, variables, expressions, and data types. Next, you will learn about object oriented programming using classes and objects. By the time you finish, you will have learned about some of C++'s newest and most advanced features, such as the Standard Template Library (STL), namespaces, runtime type ID, and much more.

You will learn about:


- The general form of a C++ program
- Data types operators and expressions
- Control statements
- Functions
- Pointers and References
- Classes and Objects
- Function and operator overloading
- Constructor and deconstructors
- Templates
- Inheritance
- Virtual functions
- The C++ I/O system
- Namespaces
- The Standard Template Library
- Object oriented programming principles

Numerous, practical examples clearly illustrate each feature of C++. In addition, useful tips and points of interest are included throughout. Whether you are just beginning to learn C++ or simply want to come up to speed on all of its newest features, C++ from the Ground UP, Second Edition is the book for you.

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.

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