From the Back Cover
The Most Effective Way to Learn C++. Programming luminary Herb Schildt is back with a fresh, new edition of his best-selling C++ tutorial! In this third edition of Teach Yourself C++, Herb's proven plan for success has been thoroughly updated, expanded, and enhanced. Whether you're a C programmer moving up to C++ or an experienced C++ pro looking for coverage of this language's hottest new features, there truly is no better way to learn. Written with uncompromising clarity and the attention to detail that has made Herb Schildt famous, Teach Yourself C++, Third Edition
begins with the fundamentals, covers all the essentials, and concludes with a look at some of C++'s most advanced features. Along the way are plenty of practical examples, self-evaluation skill checks, and exercises with answers at the back of the book so you can easily check your progress. Several new elements have been added to C++, such as namespaces, runtime type ID, the new casting operators, and the Standard Template Library. Herb covers them all and because Herb teaches Standard C++, you can be assured that what you learn today will still apply tomorrow. Inside you will: Learn the principles of Object Oriented Programming (OPP); Understand the structure of a C++ program; Explore classes, the building blocks of C++; Work with constructors and destructors; Understand function- and operator-overloading; Learn about inheritance; Investigate the C++ I/O System; Discover the power of virtual functions; Work with templates and exception handling; Understand runtime Type ID and the Casting Operators; Utilize namespaces; Explore the Standard Template Library (STL). Clearly structured and guranteed to bring you successful results, Teach Yourself C++, Third Edition is the hands-down, easiest way to master one of today's hottest programming languages. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.