C++ in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, 6th Edition

Book Description:

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours is a hands-on guide to the C++ programming language. Readers are provided with short, practical examples that illustrate key concepts, syntax, and techniques.

Using a straightforward approach, this fast and friendly tutorial teaches you everything you need to know, from installing and using a compiler, to debugging the programs you’ve created, to what’s new in C++14.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common C++ programming tasks
Quizzes and exercises at the end of each chapter help you test yourself to make sure you’re ready to go on

Learn how to…

  • Install and use a C++ compiler for Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
  • Build object-oriented programs in C++
  • Master core C++ concepts such as functions and classes
  • Add rich functionality with templates and lambda expressions
  • Debug your programs for flawless code
  • Learn exception and error-handling techniques
  • Put to use the new features in C++14, the latest version of the language
  • Create and use templates
  • Control program flow with loops
  • Store information in arrays and strings
  • Declare and use pointers
  • Use operator overloading
  • Extend classes with inheritance
  • Use polymorphism and derived classes
  • Employ object-oriented analysis and design