Weiss, Mark A. C++ for Java Programmers

ISBN 13: 9780131911635

C++ for Java Programmers

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9780131911635: C++ for Java Programmers

For courses in C++ Intermediate Programming.

Best selling author Mark Allen Weiss wrote this book as a concise no-nonsense introduction to C++ for experienced programmers learning a second language or for use as a supplemental reference in C++ based courses such as data structures. The book could be used as a primary textbook for moderately experienced Java programmers who need a concise and authoritative tutorial/reference to C++. He builds on students existing knowledge of Java programming and Weiss covers all important aspects of the complex C++ language in under 300 pages.

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For experienced Java programmers and students who require the skills of C++ programming, best-selling author Mark Allen Weiss bridges the gap. He efficiently presents the complex C++ language in this well-designed tutorial/reference that both students and seasoned programmers will appreciate. The book is ideal as a primary text for intermediate C++ courses, as a supplemental no-nonsense reference for other courses, or for independent learning by professionals.

C++ for Java Programmers is a concise, well-written text that provides authoritative and up-to-date coverage of key features and details of C++, with a special focus on how C++ compares to Java. The book's approach shows knowledgeable students or professionals how to grasp the complexities of C++ and harness its power by mutually addressing the benefits and the pitfalls of the two languages. By highlighting the features and comparative elements of each language, and building on the reader's existing knowledge of object-oriented programming, C++ for Java Programmers enables users to master the essentials of C++ quickly and thoroughly.

Key Features
  • Includes insightful comparisons of the two programming languages throughout the text and points out the subtleties of C++
  • Succinctly covers the pertinent highlights of STL (Standard Template Library) and the most effective use of templates
  • Explains the use of the powerful JNI (Java Native Interface) for combining Java and C++
  • Includes a summary of key C++ features and issues with each chapter
  • Provides extensive treatment of C details the programmer is likely to encounter in C++
  • Companion Website for complete online source code at:
  • Available Instructors Resource CD-ROM

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