For introductory courses in C++.
There are dozens of introductory C++ books on the market, but few of them are effective in training the complete novice, as they make too many assumptions of prior knowledge. Unlike other introductory C++ books, this book was developed with the assistance of a complete novice to the language. Her comments are questions were incorporated in the text to assist readers who have had no previous experience with programming.
Many readers, whether taking formal C++ course or studying on their own, report that the approach this book takes is far superior to any other they have encountered. A number of customer comments on Amazon.com also testify to its effectiveness.
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Start here if you want to master C++. No experience necessary. Honestly.
Even if you have absolutely no programming experience, this book will help you truly master C++.
You won't merely learn the basics. You'll master sophisticated, professional techniques?up to and including the effective use of encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, and pointers.
You'll never find yourself copying syntax without understanding it. You'll learn to think like a programmer, engineer code that delivers great reliability and performance, and avoid the pitfalls that await every new C++ developer.
These are powerful promises. But Learning to Program in C++ is a remarkable book.
It's a book-length dialogue between renowned C++ developer Steve Heller and a real-life programming novice-a novice with an uncanny ability to ask the questions you'd ask-and get crystal-clear, on-target answers.
It starts from absolute scratch, making only one assumption: you're ready to learn. And it's more like reading a novel?or participating in an intelligent discussion?than any computer book you've ever seen.
Steve Heller's Learning to Program in C++. It's a pleasure to read. And if you pay attention, you'll walk away with a superb understanding of C++: what to do, how to do it, and above all, why.
Previously published as Who's Afraid of C++? and Who's Afraid of More C++?: Both classic books, integrated and updated, together for the first time, at a great price!About the Author:
STEVE HELLER, President of Chrysalis Software Corporation, is a developer based in Sulphur Springs, Texas. His books include The C++ Training Guide, The Java Training Guide, Introduction to C++, Optimizing C++, Efficient C/C++, and Who's Afraid of Java?
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Book Description Pearson Education, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 130324108