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  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-691554-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-691554-6

54 hours of video instruction. Includes Modern C++ (C++20, C++17, C++14, and C++11) with a look toward C++23 and C++26.


C++20 Fundamentals with Paul Deitel is a code-intensive presentation of C++, the worlds most popular language for building high-performance business-critical and mission-critical computing systems.

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  • Live Training: Modern C++ Full Throttle with Paul Deitel: Intro to C++20 & the Standard Library by Paul Deitel Presentation-Only Intro to Fundamentals, Arrays, Vectors, Pointers, OOP, Ranges, Views, Functional Programming; Brief Intro to Concepts, Modules & Coroutines: https://learning.oreilly.com/search/?q=paul%20deitel%2C%20%22Modern%20C%2B%2B%20Full%20Throttle%20with%20Paul%20Deitel%3A%20Intro%20to%20C%2B%2B20%20%26%20the%20Standard%20Library%22&type=live-event-series&rows=10
  • Live Training: C++20 Big Four Full Throttle with Paul Deitel: Ranges, Concepts, Modules, Coroutines & More with Key C++ 23 Features In-Depth, Presentation-Only Treatment of the Big Four, plus Containers, Iterators, Algorithms, Views, Functional Programming, Templates, Metaprogramming, Concurrency


Intended for programmers with a background in another high-level language, in this video course, youll learn Modern C++ development hands-on using C++20 and its Big Four featuresRanges, Concepts, Modules, and Coroutines. In the context of 200+ hands-on, real-world, Deitel live-code examples, youll quickly master Modern C++ coding idioms using popular compilersMicrosoft Visual C++, GNU g++ and LLVM/Clang clang++.

After the C++ fundamentals quick start, youll move on to C++ standard library containers array and vector; functional-style programming with C++20 Ranges and Views; strings, files and regular expressions; object-oriented programming with classes, inheritance, runtime polymorphism and static polymorphism; operator overloading, copy/move semantics, RAII and smart pointers; exceptions; standard library containers, iterators and algorithms; templates, C++20 Concepts and metaprogramming; C++20 Modules and large-scale development; and concurrency, parallelism, the C++17 and C++20 parallel standard library algorithms and C++20 Coroutines.

Download the C++20 Fundamentals source code from Pauls GitHub repository at https://github.com/pdeitel/CPlusPlus20FundamentalsLiveLessons.

Features include

  • Rich coverage of C++20s Big Four: Ranges, Concepts, Modules, and Coroutines
  • Objects-Natural Approach: Use standard libraries and open-source libraries to build significant applications with minimal code
  • Hundreds of real-world, live-code examples
  • Modern C++: C++20, 17, 14, 11 and a look to C++23
  • Compilers: Visual C++, GNU g++, Apple Xcode Clang, LLVM/Clang
  • Docker: GNU GCC, LLVM/Clang
  • Fundamentals: Control statements, functions, strings, references, pointers, files, exceptions
  • Object-oriented programming: Classes, objects, inheritance, runtime and static polymorphism, operator overloading, copy/move semantics, RAII, smart pointers
  • Functional-style programming: C++20 Ranges and Views, lambda expressions
  • Generic programming: Templates, C++20 Concepts and metaprogramming
  • C++20 Modules: Large-Scale Development
  • Concurrent programming: Concurrency, multithreading, parallel algorithms, C++20 Coroutines, coroutines support libraries
  • Future: A look forward to Contracts, range-based parallel algorithms, standard library coroutine support, and more

Skill Level:

Beginner to Intermediate

What you will learn in Part I (of five parts):

  • [Updated in 2024] Before You Begin: Get the source code; set up your system for C++ development on Windows, macOS, or Linux; get preconfigured Docker containers; Pauls contact info.
  • [Updated in 2024] Lesson 1 Test-Driving a C++ Application: Compile and run a C++ program using Microsoft Visual C++ (Windows), GNU g++ (Windows, macOS, and Linux), and LLVM/Clang clang++ (Windows, macOS, and Linux).
  • Lesson 2 Intro to C++ Programming: C++ fundamentals; input/output; fundamental types; arithmetic, equality, and relational operators; if statements; using objects of standard library class string.
  • Lesson 3 Control Statement Part 1: if, if...else and nested if...else selection statements; while iteration statement; limitations of the built-in fundamental data types; introduction to the Boost Library and working with super-sized integers.
  • Lesson 4 Control Statements, Part 2: for and dowhile iteration statements; C++20 text formatting; switch multiple-selection statement; selection statements with initializers; break and continue statements; logical operators; high-precision monetary calculations with objects of Boost Multiprecision library classes.
  • Lesson 5 Functions and an Intro to Function Templates: Custom function definitions; declare functions with function prototypes; key C++ standard library headers; random-number generation for simulation; scoped enums for defining named constants; C++20s using enum declarations; digit separators for more readable numeric literals; inline functions; references and pass-by-reference; default arguments; overloaded functions; function templates; recursion; scopes of identifiers; encryption/decryption case study.

What you will learn in Part II (of five parts):

  • Lesson 6 arrays, vectors, Ranges and Functional-Style Programming: C++ standard library class template array; declare, initialize and refer to array elements; range-based for statement; pass arrays to functions; common array manipulations; visualizing array data; sorting; searching; using built-in standard library functions to process arrays; multidimensional arrays; C++20 Ranges and functional-style programming (filter, map, reduce); C++ standard library class template vector.
  • Lesson 7 (Downplaying) Pointers in Modern C++: Fundamentals of pointers; pointer declaration/initialization; address-of (&) and indirection (*) pointer operators; pointers vs. references; pass-by-reference with pointers; built-in pointer-based arrays; pointer-based strings; using const with pointers and the data they point to; operator sizeof; pointer expressions & pointer arithmetic; nullptr for pointers to nothing; begin and end library functions; C++ Core Guidelines for avoiding pointers; techniques for avoiding pointers, including C++20s to_array function and C++20s class template span for views into built-in arrays, std::arrays & std::vector
  • Lesson 8 strings, string_views, Text Files, CSV Files and Regex: More string-processing features; numeric conversion functions; string_views (lightweight views of contiguous characters); write and read sequential text files; reading and writing quoted strings; string stream processing; raw string literals; Titanic Dataset Data-Science Case Study: Reading and manipulating CSV files; Regular Expressions Case Study: Searching strings for patterns, validating data and transforming data.

What you will learn in Part III (of five parts):

  • Lesson 9 Custom Classes: Fundamentals of object-oriented programming; define a custom class and use it to create objects; member functions and data members; data encapsulation with public member functions and private data; constructors for initializing objects; separate a classs interface and implementation; dot (.) and arrow (->) member-access operators; destructors for termination housekeeping; create objects composed of other objects; friend functions and friend classes; this pointer; static data members and member functions; structs for aggregate types; C++20 designated initializers for aggregates.
  • Lesson 10 Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance and Runtime Polymorphism: Traditional and modern inheritance idioms; implementation inheritance vs. interface inheritance; base classes and derived classes; runtime polymorphism with virtual functions; override keyword; final on functions and classes; abstract and concrete classes; virtual functions under the hood; interfaces and dependency injection.
  • Lesson 11 Operator Overloading, Copy/Move Semantics and Smart Pointers: Craft valuable custom classes; understand software design issues; string overloaded operators; special member functions; rvalue references, move semantics and moving vs. copying; why you should avoid new and delete; manage dynamic memory with smart pointers; MyArray class; special member functions for copy and move semantics; overloading unary and binary operators; C++20s three-way comparison operator (<=>, also called the spaceship operator), user-defined conversions, using explicit to prevent implicit conversions.
  • Lesson 12 Exceptions and a Look Forward to Contracts: Use exception handling for robust business and mission-critical C++ applications; try, catch, throw and the exception handling flow of control; exception safety guarantees and noexcept; stack unwinding and uncaught exceptions; assert macro; failing fast; a look ahead to contracts.

What you will learn in Part IV (of five parts):

  • Lesson 13 Standard Library Containers and Iterators: How containers relate to C++20 ranges; I/O stream iterators; use iterators to access container elements; vector, list and deque sequence containers; use ostream_iterators with the std::copy and std::ranges::copy algorithms; set, multiset, map, and multimap ordered associative containers; ordered vs. unordered associative containers; stack, queue and priority_queue container adaptors; bitset near container to manipulate bit flags.
  • Lesson 14 Standard Library Algorithms: Standard library algorithms; minimum iterator requirements for working with standard library containers and algorithms; lambda expressions that capture local variables; C++20 std::ranges algorithms; C++20 concepts for the C++20 std::ranges algorithms minimum iterator requirements; compare C++20 std::ranges algorithms with older common-range standard algorithms; use iterators with algorithms to access and manipulate standard library container elements; customize standard library algorithms with lambdas, function pointers and function objects; use projections to transform objects in a range while processing them with C++20 range algorithms; and use C++20 views and lazy evaluation with C++20 ranges.
  • Lesson 15 Template, C++20 Concepts and Metaprogramming: Generic programmings rising importance; creating related custom classes via class templates; compile-time vs. runtime polymorphism; C++20 abbreviated function templates with auto; C++20 templated lambdas; C++20 concepts; constraining template parameters with concepts; overloading function templates based on type requirements; type traits for testing type attributes at compile time; testing concepts at compile-time with static_assert; creating a custom concept-constrained algorithm; rebuild the MyArray case study as a custom container class template with custom iterators that work with many standard library algorithms; non-type template parameters; default template arguments; variadic templates with any number of parameters; fold expressions for applying an operation to a variadic template; and compile-time template metaprogramming for improving runtime performance and memory consumption.

What you will learn in Part V (of five parts):

  • Lesson 16 C++20 Modules: Large-Scale Development: Introduction to C++20 modules; motivations for modularity; encapsulation with modules; importing standard library headers as header units; primary interface units; exporting declarations from a module; importing modules to use their exported declarations; separating a modules interface from its implementation; module partitions; submodules; visibility vs. reachability of declarations; and how modules can reduce translation unit sizes and compilation times.
  • Lesson 17 Parallel Algorithms and Concurrency: A High-Level View: Standard library parallel algorithms; profiling sequential vs. parallel; execution policies; multithreaded programming; thread states and thread life cycle; launching tasks with std::jthread; producerconsumer relationship; synchronizing access to shared mutable data; mutexes, locks, and condition variables; minimizing waits with a circular buffer; cooperatively canceling jthreads; launching tasks with std::async; thread-safe initialization; intro to atomics; coordinating threads with C++20 latches, barriers and semaphores.
  • Lesson 18 C++20 Coroutines: What coroutines are and how theyre used; co_yield to suspend a generator coroutine and return a result; co_await operator to suspend a coroutine while it waits for a result to become available; co_return to terminate a coroutine and return its result (or control) to its caller; open-source generator library for creating a generator coroutine with co_yield; open-source concurrencpp library for creating coroutines with co_await and co_return.
  • Lesson 19: Stream I/O & C++20 Text formatting: Understand legacy object-oriented stream I/O; character I/O; high-performance unformatted I/O; stream manipulators for octal and hexadecimal integer formats; scientific and fixed-point floating-point formatting; managing format state; alignment and padding; determine success or failure of I/O operations; tie output streams to input streams; and C++20s concise and convenient text-formatting capabilities (presentation types, positional arguments, alignment, numeric formatting, field widths and precisions).
  • Lesson 20 Other Topics: Runtime type information (RTTI); inheriting base-class constructors; runtime polymorphism techniques; multiple inheritance; storage classes and storage duration; mutable members in const objects; namespaces; operator keywords; managing shared dynamically allocated objects; determining compile-time types with decltype; [[nodiscard]]; and an intro to several C++23 features.

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Table of Contents

Before You Begin

Part I

Lesson 1 Test-Driving a C++ Application

Lesson 2 Intro to C++ Programming

Lesson 3 Control Statement Part 1

Lesson 4 Control Statements, Part 2

Lesson 5 Functions and an Intro to Function Templates

Part II

Lesson 6 arrays, vectors, Ranges and Functional-Style Programming

Lesson 7 (Downplaying) Pointers in Modern C++

Lesson 8 strings, string_views, Text Files, CSV Files and Regex

Part III

Lesson 9 Custom Classes

Lesson 10 Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance and Runtime Polymorphism

Lesson 11 Operator Overloading, Copy/Move Semantics and Smart Pointers

Lesson 12 Exceptions and a Look Forward to Contracts

Part IV

Lesson 13 Standard Library Containers and Iterators

Lesson 14 Standard Library Algorithms

Lesson 15 Template, C++20 Concepts and Metaprogramming

Part V

Lesson 16 C++20 Modules: Large-Scale Development

Lesson 17 Parallel Algorithms and Concurrency: A High-Level View

Lesson 18 C++20 Coroutines

Lesson 19: Stream I/O & C++20 Text formatting

Lesson 20 Other Topics


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