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  • Copyright 2024
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 656
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-830868-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-830868-1

An Introduction to Programming by the Inventor of C++

Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++, Third Edition, will help anyone who is willing to work hard learn the fundamental principles of programming and develop the practical skills needed for programming in the real world. Previous editions have been used successfully by many thousands of students. This revised and updated edition

  • Assumes that your aim is to eventually write programs that are good enough for others to use and maintain
  • Focuses on fundamental concepts and techniques, rather than on obscure language-technical details
  • Is an introduction to programming in general, including procedural, object-oriented, and generic programming, rather than just an introduction to a programming language
  • Covers both contemporary high-level techniques and the lower-level techniques needed for efficient use of hardware
  • Will give you a solid foundation for writing useful, correct, type-safe, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Is primarily designed for people who have never programmed before, but even seasoned programmers have found previous editions useful as an introduction to more effective concepts and techniques
  • Covers a wide range of essential concepts, design and programming techniques, language features, and libraries
  • Uses contemporary C++ (C++20 and C++23)
  • Covers the design and use of both built-in types and user-defi ned types, complete with input, output, computation, and simple graphics/GUI
  • Offers an introduction to the C++ standard library containers and algorithms

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 0: Notes to the Reader 1
0.1 The structure of this book 2
0.2 A philosophy of teaching and learning 5
0.3 ISO standard C++ 8
0.4 PPP support 11
0.5 Author biography 13
0.6 Bibliography 13

Part I: The Basics

Chapter 1: Hello, World! 17
1.1 Programs 18
1.2 The classic first program 18
1.3 Compilation 21
1.4 Linking 23
1.5 Programming environments 24

Chapter 2: Objects, Types, and Values 29
2.1 Input 30
2.2 Variables 32
2.3 Input and type 33
2.4 Operations and operators 34
2.5 Assignment and initialization 36
2.6 Names 40
2.7 Types and objects 42
2.8 Type safety 43
2.9 Conversions 44
2.10 Type deduction: auto 46

Chapter 3 Computation 51
3.1 Computation 52
3.2 Objectives and tools 53
3.3 Expressions 55
3.4 Statements 58
3.5 Functions 68
3.6 vector 71
3.7 Language features 77

Chapter 4: Errors! 83
4.1 Introduction 84
4.2 Sources of errors 85
4.3 Compile-time errors 86
4.4 Link-time errors 88
4.5 Run-time errors 89
4.6 Exceptions 94
4.7 Avoiding and finding errors 99

Chapter 5: Writing a Program 115
5.1 A problem 116
5.2 Thinking about the problem 116
5.3 Back to the calculator! 119
5.4 Back to the drawing board 126
5.5 Turning a grammar into code 130
5.6 Trying the first version 136
5.7 Trying the second version 140
5.8 Token streams 142
5.9 Program structure 146

Chapter 6: Completing a Program 151
6.1 Introduction 152
6.2 Input and output 152
6.3 Error handling 154
6.4 Negative numbers 156
6.5 Remainder: % 157
6.6 Cleaning up the code 158
6.7 Recovering from errors164
6.8 Variables 167

Chapter 7: Technicalities: Functions, etc. 179
7.1 Technicalities 180
7.2 Declarations and definitions 181
7.3 Scope 186
7.4 Function call and return 190
7.5 Order of evaluation 206
7.6 Namespaces 209
7.7 Modules and headers 211

Chapter 8: Technicalities: Classes, etc. 221
8.1 User-defined types 222
8.2 Classes and members 223
8.3 Interface and implementation 223
8.4 Evolving a class: Date 225
8.5 Enumerations 233
8.6 Operator overloading 236
8.7 Class interfaces 237

Part II: Input and Output

Chapter 9: Input and Output Streams 251
9.1 Input and output 252
9.2 The I/O stream model 253
9.3 Files 254
9.4 I/O error handling 258
9.5 Reading a single value 261
9.6 User-defined output operators 266
9.7 User-defined input operators 266
9.8 A standard input loop 267
9.9 Reading a structured file 269
9.10 Formatting 276
9.11 String streams 283

Chapter 10: A Display Model 289
10.1 Why graphics? 290
10.2 A display model 290
10.3 A first example 292
10.4 Using a GUI library 295
10.5 Coordinates 296
10.6 Shapes 297
10.7 Using Shape primitives297
10.8 Getting the first example to run 309

Chapter 11: Graphics Classes 315
11.1 Overview of graphics classes 316
11.2 Point and Line 317
11.3 Lines 320
11.4 Color 323
11.5 Line_style 325
11.6 Polylines 328
11.7 Closed shapes 333
11.8 Text 346
11.9 Mark 348
11.10 Image 350

Chapter 12: Class Design 355
12.1 Design principles 356
12.2 Shape 360
12.3 Base and derived classes 367
12.4 Other Shape functions 375
12.5 Benefits of object-oriented programming 376

Chapter 13: Graphing Functions and Data 381
13.1 Introduction 382
13.2 Graphing simple functions 382
13.3 Function 386
13.4 Axis 390
13.5 Approximation 392
13.6 Graphing data 397

Chapter 14: Graphical User Interfaces 409
14.1 User-interface alternatives 410
14.2 The Next button 411
14.3 A simple window 412
14.4 Button and other Widgets 414
14.5 An example: drawing lines 419
14.6 Simple animation 426
14.7 Debugging GUI code 427

Part III: Data and Algorithms

Chapter 15: Vector and Free Store 435
15.1 Introduction 436
15.2 vector basics 437
15.3 Memory, addresses, and pointers 439
15.4 Free store and pointers 442
15.5 Destructors 447
15.6 Access to elements 451
15.7 An example: lists 452
15.8 The this pointer 456

Chapter 16: Arrays, Pointers, and References 463
16.1 Arrays 464
16.2 Pointers and references468
16.3 C-style strings 471
16.4 Alternatives to pointer use 472
16.5 An example: palindromes 475

Chapter 17: Essential Operations 483
17.1 Introduction 484
17.2 Access to elements 484
17.3 List initialization 486
17.4 Copying and moving 488
17.5 Essential operations 495
17.6 Other useful operations500
17.7 Remaining Vector problems 502
17.8 Changing size 504
17.9 Our Vector so far 509

Chapter 18: Templates and Exceptions 513
18.1 Templates 514
18.2 Generalizing Vector 522
18.3 Range checking and exceptions 525
18.4 Resources and exceptions 529
18.5 Resource-management pointers 537

Chapter 19: Containers and Iterators 545
19.1 Storing and processing data 546
19.2 Sequences and iterators552
19.3 Linked lists 555
19.4 Generalizing Vector yet again 560
19.5 An example: a simple text editor 566
19.6 vector, list, and string 572

Chapter 20: Maps and Sets 577
20.1 Associative containers 578
20.2 map 578
20.3 unordered_map 585
20.4 Timing 586
20.5 set 589
20.6 Container overview 591
20.7 Ranges and iterators 597

Chapter 21: Algorithms 603
21.1 Standard-library algorithms 604
21.2 Function objects 610
21.3 Numerical algorithms 614
21.4 Copying 619
21.5 Sorting and searching 620

Index 625


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