C++ Crash Course

Product Number: EB00716499
Released: Jul 30, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593278892
Publisher: No Starch Press
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Description

A fast-paced, thorough introduction to modern C++ written for experienced programmers. After readingC++ Crash Course, you'll be proficient in the core language concepts, the C++ Standard Library, and the Boost Libraries. C++ is one of the most widely used languages for real-world software. Wherever performance matters, C++ is thede factostandard. It's the language behind operating systems, embedded devices, games, web browsers, and virtual reality systems. As a C++ developer, you can program efficient software on virtually any platform. C++ Crash Course cuts through the weeds to get you straight to the core of C++17, the most modern revision of the ISO standard. In Part I, you'll learn about all of the essential core language features. Part II introduces you to the C++ Standard Library and Boost Libraries, where you'll learn about high-quality, fully-featured facilities immediately available to you. You'll learn all the major features of modern C++, including: - Fundamental types, reference types, and user-defined types - The object lifecycle including storage duration, memory management, exceptions, call stacks, and the RAII (resource acquisition is initialization) paradigm - Compile-time polymorphism with templates and run-time polymorphism with virtual classes - Advanced expressions, statements, and functions - Smart pointers, data structures, dates and times, numerics, and probability/statistics facilities - Containers, iterators, strings, and algorithms - Streams and files, concurrency, networking, and application development

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Author(s): Josh Lospinoso
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jul 30, 2019

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