C++ All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))
- Publish Date: 2003-01-31
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Jeff Cogswell
There are almost as many programming languages these days as there are dialects at a Washington cocktail party. Among them all, however, C++ remains a favorite, especially for beginners. C++ is fast, powerful, fully compiled, and portable. If youve thought about learning programming, its a great place to start. And if youre already experienced with C++, you probably know a well-organized reference guide makes a programmers life a lot easier.
C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a guide that grows with you. Its organized into seven convenient minibooks, each devoted to a particular aspect of C++. So whether youre a beginner just learning the lingo, or a veteran who wants to find out how to write a Web service in C++ .NET by using the Managed Extension to C++ (and who actually knows what that means!) you can find the answers quickly and easily.
If youre about to venture into C++ programming for the first time, Minibook I begins at the beginning and covers all the basic stuff you need to know. Youll be ready to join the big kids when you reach the subsequent minibooks, which cover
- Understanding objects and classes, including UML and design patterns
- Fixing problems, debugging your code, and choosing a good debugger
- Advanced C++ programming
- Reading and writing files, with coverage of stream programming
- C++ .NET, which shows you how to program for Microsofts latest product, create Web services, build assemblies, and more
- Visual Studio 6.0 and MFC, featuring a discussion of writing software for Windows with Microsoft Foundation classes
No matter how accomplished a C++ programmer you areor arentthere will always be times when you need a reference guide. C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies gets you started with C++ programming, takes you as far as you want to go, and makes it easy to find out more whenever you want.