C ++ Crash Course : A Fast- Paced Introduction by Josh Lospinoso

C ++ Crash Course : A Fast- Paced Introduction by Josh Lospinoso

A comprehensive, fast-paced guide to contemporary C++, targeted at skilled programmers. Upon completing C++ Crash Course, you will have a thorough understanding of the core language concepts, the C++ Standard Library, and the Boost Libraries. Widely used in real-world software development, C++ is capable of producing small, efficient, and readable code when wielded by a knowledgeable programmer.

C++ Crash Course is designed for intermediate to advanced programmers, bypassing unnecessary details to focus solely on the heart of C++17, the most up-to-date revision of the ISO standard. The first part delves into the essential aspects of the C++ language, covering topics ranging from types and functions to object lifecycles and expressions. The second part introduces you to the expansive C++ Standard Library and Boost Libraries, revealing the full array of robust, fully-featured tools at your disposal. Topics include special utility classes, data structures, algorithms, file system manipulation, and high-performance network communication.

This book covers all the major features of modern C++, encompassing:

  • Fundamental types, reference types, and user-defined types
  • The object lifecycle, encompassing storage duration, memory management, exceptions, call stacks, and the RAII paradigm
  • Compile-time polymorphism utilizing templates and run-time polymorphism employing virtual classes
  • Advanced expressions, statements, and functions
  • Smart pointers, data structures, dates and times, numerics, and probability/statistics facilities
  • Containers, iterators, strings, and algorithms
  • Streams and files, concurrency, networking, and application development

C++ Crash Course offers over 500 code samples and nearly 100 exercises, aiding in the establishment of a robust C++ foundation.

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