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Beginning C++17: From Novice to Professional

by Apress
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Author: Horton, Ivor

Brand: Apress

Edition: 5th ed.

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 804

Release Date: 24-03-2018

Details: Product Description Learn how to program using the updated C++17 language. You'll start with the basics and progress through step-by-step examples to become a working C++ programmer. All you need are Beginning C++17 and any recent C++ compiler and you'll soon be writing real C++ programs. There is no assumption of prior programming knowledge. All language concepts that are explained in the book are illustrated with working program examples, and all chapters include exercises for you to test and practice your knowledge. Code downloads are provided for all examples from the text and solutions to the exercises. This latest edition has been fully updated to the latest version of the language, C++17, and to all conventions and best practices of so-called modern C++. Beginning C++17 also introduces the elements of the C++ Standard Library that provide essential support for the C++17 language.  What You'll Learn Define variables and make decisions Work with arrays and loops, pointers and references, strings, and more Write your own functions, types, and operators Discover the essentials of object-oriented programming Use overloading, inheritance, virtual functions and polymorphism Write generic function templates and class templates  Get up to date with modern C++ features: auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and more Examine the new additions to C++17 Who This Book Is For Programmers new to C++ and those who may be looking for a refresh primer on the C++17 programming language in general. Review “The book presents the logic and contents very clearly. It covers every basic aspect of C++ programming, and all of the examples are written in C++17. C++ beginners will learn the fundamental parts of C++ programming using C++17. … it is a great first book for C++ beginners, who should work through the material chapter by chapter, and readers who want to learn modern C++ programming using C++17.” (Zhaoqiang Lai, Computing Reviews, September 16, 2019) From the Back Cover Learn how to program using the updated C++17 language. You'll start with the basics and progress through step-by-step examples to become a working C++ programmer. All you need are Beginning C++17 and any recent C++ compiler and you'll soon be writing real C++ programs. There is no assumption of prior programming knowledge. All language concepts that are explained in the book are illustrated with working program examples, and all chapters include exercises for you to test and practice your knowledge. Code downloads are provided for all examples from the text and solutions to the exercises. This latest edition has been fully updated to the latest version of the language, C++17, and to all conventions and best practices of so-called modern C++. Beginning C++17 also introduces the elements of the C++ Standard Library that provide essential support for the C++17 language.  You will: Define variables and make decisions Work with arrays and loops, pointers and references, strings, and more Write your own functions, types, and operators Discover the essentials of object-oriented programming Use overloading, inheritance, virtual functions and polymorphism Write generic function templates and class templates  Get up to date with modern C++ features: auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and more Examine the new additions to C++17 About the Author Ivor Horton is self-employed in consultancy and writes programming tutorials. He is the author of many programming books.  Ivor worked for IBM for many years and holds a bachelor's degree, with honors, in mathematics. Horton's experience at IBM includes programming in most languages (like assembler and high-level languages on a variety of machines), real-time programming, and designing and implementing real-time closed loop industrial control systems. He has extensive experience teaching programming to engineers and scienti

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 7.0 x 1.7 inches

Languages: English