The C++ Programming Language

The C++ Programming Language

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The new C++11 standard allows programmers to express ideas more clearly, simply, and directly, and to write faster, more efficient code. Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++, has reorganized, extended, and completely rewritten his definitive reference and tutorial for programmers who want to use C++ most effectively.

The C++ Programming Language, Fourth Edition, delivers meticulous, richly explained, and integrated coverage of the entire language--its facilities, abstraction mechanisms, standard libraries, and key design techniques. Throughout, Stroustrup presents concise, "pure C++11" examples, which have been carefully crafted to clarify both usage and program design. To promote deeper understanding, the author provides extensive cross-references, both within the book and to the ISO standard.

New C++11 coverage includes

Support for concurrency Regular expressions, resource management pointers, random numbers, and improved containers General and uniform initialization, simplified for-statements, move semantics, and Unicode support Lambdas, general constant expressions, control over class defaults, variadic templates, template aliases, and user-defined literals Compatibility issues Topics addressed in this comprehensive book include

Basic facilities: type, object, scope, storage, computation fundamentals, and more Modularity, as supported by namespaces, source files, and exception handling C++ abstraction, including classes, class hierarchies, and templates in support of a synthesis of traditional programming, object-oriented programming, and generic programming Standard Library: containers, algorithms, iterators, utilities, strings, stream I/O, locales, numerics, and more The C++ basic memory model, in depth This fourth edition makes C++11 thoroughly accessible to programmers moving from C++98 or other languages, while introducing insights and techniques that even cutting-edge C++11 programmers will find indispensable.

This book features an enhanced, layflat binding, which allows the book to stay open more easily when placed on a flat surface. This special binding method--noticeable by a small space inside the spine--also increases durability.

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. ;, Toronto :, Addison-Wesley,, 2013, ©2013.
Edition: Fourth edition.
ISBN: 9780321563842
0321563840
Branch Call Number: 005. 133 C S 2013
Characteristics: xiv, 1346 pages ; 24 cm

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Mar 25, 2018

A very good description of the C++ programming language by its creator. This 4th edition is based on the C++11 standard which not the most recent version of C++ (C++17) but it covers a significant portion of the language that has not fundamentally changed. The author writes well and the features presented are accompanied by plenty of code examples highlighting the language aspects being discussed. Some knowledge of programming in C++, or a related language, such as C or C#, is essential to get the most out of this book.

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