C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1438 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 6th edition (October 28, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321776402
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321776402

eBook Description:

C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition

C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is an approachable yet technically rigorous guide to C++ for programmers new to the language. This new edition updates it with the most important features added to the C++11 standard, while keeping the style and approach which have made the previous editions so popular. It contains extensive new code samples and exercises, for both classroom use and self-study. The sixth edition of C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition has been updated and expanded to cover the latest developments in C++, including a detailed look at the new C++11 standard.

C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is a carefully crafted, complete tutorial on one of the most significant and widely used programming languages today. A friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide, this book is appropriate for both serious students of programming as well as developers already proficient in other languages.

While C++ may not have the buzz associated with some other current computer languages, it is still one of the most widely used, with more than 4,000,000 programmers actively using it. With the new ANSI standard finalized, and about to be formally released, there will be a renewed interest in C++. The C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is an approachable yet technically rigorous guide to C++ for programmers new to the language. This new edition updates it with the most important features added to the new standard, which keeping the style and approach which have made the previous editions so popular. It contains extensive new code samples and exercises, for both classroom use and self-study.

The sixth edition of C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition has been updated and expanded to cover the latest developments in C++, including a detailed look at the new C++11 standard.

C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is an approachable yet technically rigorous guide to C++ for programmers new to the language. This new edition updates it with the most important features added to the C++11 standard, while keeping the style and approach which have made the previous editions so popular. It contains extensive new code samples and exercises, for both classroom use and self-study.

Author and educator Stephen Prata has created an introduction to C++ that is instructive, clear, and insightful. Fundamental programming concepts are explained along with details of the C++ language. Many short, practical examples illustrate just one or two concepts at a time, encouraging readers to master new topics by immediately putting them to use.

New To This Edition

This edition, complete with new exercises and updated examples, covers the latest and most useful language enhancements, as well expanded coverage of the STL and a look ahead to features, such as multithreading, introduced in the new C++11 standard. It also contains instructor resources available through the IRC: solutions to the end of chapter programming exercises and source code for the book’s examples.

Features

  • New coverage of the C++11 standard
  • Teaches fundamentals of programming including principles of structured code and top-down design
  • Written in a friendly and engaging style, yet completely technically accurate
  • Instructor resources available through the IRC: solutions to end of chapter programming exercises and source code for the book’s examples

Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter help readers zero in on the most critical information and digest the most difficult concepts.

In C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition, you’ll find depth, breadth, and a variety of teaching techniques and tools to enhance your learning:

  • A new detailed chapter on the changes and additional capabilities introduced in the C++11 standard
  • Complete, integrated discussion of both basic C language and additional C++ features
  • Clear guidance about when and why to use a feature
  • Hands-on learning with concise and simple examples that develop your understanding a concept or two at a time
  • Hundreds of practical sample programs
  • Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter to test your understanding
  • Coverage of generic C++ gives you the greatest possible flexibility
  • Teaches the ISO standard, including discussions of templates, the Standard Template Library, the string class, exceptions, RTTI, and namespaces

C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is an approachable yet technically rigorous guide to C++ for programmers new to the language. This new edition updates it with the most important features added to the C++11 standard, while keeping the style and approach which have made the previous editions so popular. It contains extensive new code samples and exercises, for both classroom use and self-study.

While C++ may not have the buzz associated with some other current computer languages, it is still one of the most widely used, with more than 4,000,000 programmers actively using it. With the new ANSI standard finalized, and about to be formally released, there will be a renewed interest in C++. The C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition is an approachable yet technically rigorous guide to C++ for programmers new to the language. This new edition updates it with the most important features added to the new standard, which keeping the style and approach which have made the previous editions so popular. It contains extensive new code samples and exercises, for both classroom use and self-study.

Author Bios

Stephen Prata taught astronomy, physics, and computer science at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California. He received his B.S. from the California Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books on programming topics including New C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition, which received the Computer Press Association’s 1990 Best How-to Computer Book Award, and C++ Primer Plus, 6th Edition, nominated for the Computer Press Association’s Best How-to Computer Book Award in 1991.

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