Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies: Edition 2

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Learn to program with C++ quickly with this helpful ForDummies guide

Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies, 2ndEdition gives you plain-English explanations of the fundamentalprinciples of C++, arming you with the skills and know-how toexpertly use one of the world's most popular programming languages.You'll explore what goes into creating a program, how to put thepieces together, learn how to deal with standard programmingchallenges, and much more.

Written by the bestselling author of C++ For Dummies,this updated guide explores the basic development concepts andtechniques of C++ from a beginner's point of view, and helps makesense of the how and why of C++ programming from the ground up.Beginning with an introduction to how programming languagesfunction, the book goes on to explore how to work with integerexpressions and character expressions, keep errors out of yourcode, use loops and functions, divide your code into modules, andbecome a functional programmer.

  • Grasp C++ programming like a pro, even if you've never writtena line of code
  • Master basic development concepts and techniques in C++
  • Get rid of bugs and write programs that work
  • Find all the code from the book and an updated C++ compiler onthe companion website

If you're a student or first-time programmer looking to masterthis object-oriented programming language, Beginning Programmingwith C++ For Dummies, 2nd Edition has youcovered.

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If you’ve thought of programmers as elite intelligentsia whopossess expertise (and perhaps genes) the rest of us will neverhave, think again. C++ For Dummies, 5th Edition,debunks the myths, blasts the barriers, shares the secrets, andgets you started. In fact, by the end of Chapter 1, you’ll beable to create a C++ program. OK, it won’t be newest,flashiest video game, but it might be a practical, customizedinventory control or record-keeping program.

Most people catch on faster when they actually DO something, soC++ For Dummies includes a CD-ROM that gives you all youneed to start programming (except the guidance in the book, ofcourse), including:

Dev-C, a full-featured, integrated C++ compiler and editor youinstall to get down to businessThe source code for the programs in the book, including codefor BUDGET, programs that demonstrate principles in the bookDocumentation for the Standard Template LibraryOnline C++ help files

Written by Stephen Randy Davis, author of C++ Weekend CrashCourse, C++ for Dummies, takes you through the programmingprocess step-by-step. You’ll discover how to:

Generate an executableCreate source code, commenting it as you go and usingconsistent code indentation and naming conventionsWrite declarations and name variables, and calculateexpressionsWrite and use a function, store sequences in arrays, anddeclare and use pointer variablesUnderstand classes and object-oriented programmingWork with constructors and destructorsUse inheritance to extend classesUse stream I/OComment your code as you go, and use consistent codeindentation and naming conventionsAutomate programming with the Standard Template Library(STL)

C++ for Dummies 5th Edition is updated for thenewest ANSI standard to make sure you’re up to code.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Oct 7, 2014
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Pages
456
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ISBN
9781118823934
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Programming / General
Computers / Programming Languages / C
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If you’ve thought of programmers as elite intelligentsia whopossess expertise (and perhaps genes) the rest of us will neverhave, think again. C++ For Dummies, 5th Edition,debunks the myths, blasts the barriers, shares the secrets, andgets you started. In fact, by the end of Chapter 1, you’ll beable to create a C++ program. OK, it won’t be newest,flashiest video game, but it might be a practical, customizedinventory control or record-keeping program.

Most people catch on faster when they actually DO something, soC++ For Dummies includes a CD-ROM that gives you all youneed to start programming (except the guidance in the book, ofcourse), including:

Dev-C, a full-featured, integrated C++ compiler and editor youinstall to get down to businessThe source code for the programs in the book, including codefor BUDGET, programs that demonstrate principles in the bookDocumentation for the Standard Template LibraryOnline C++ help files

Written by Stephen Randy Davis, author of C++ Weekend CrashCourse, C++ for Dummies, takes you through the programmingprocess step-by-step. You’ll discover how to:

Generate an executableCreate source code, commenting it as you go and usingconsistent code indentation and naming conventionsWrite declarations and name variables, and calculateexpressionsWrite and use a function, store sequences in arrays, anddeclare and use pointer variablesUnderstand classes and object-oriented programmingWork with constructors and destructorsUse inheritance to extend classesUse stream I/OComment your code as you go, and use consistent codeindentation and naming conventionsAutomate programming with the Standard Template Library(STL)

C++ for Dummies 5th Edition is updated for thenewest ANSI standard to make sure you’re up to code.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

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