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C++ Primer, Fourth Edition by Barbara E. Moo, Josée Lajoie, Stanley B. Lippman

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Chapter 15. Object-Oriented Programming

CONTENTS

Section 15.1 OOP: An Overview 558

Section 15.2 Defining Base and Derived Classes 560

Section 15.3 Conversions and Inheritance 577

Section 15.4 Constructors and Copy Control 580

Section 15.5 Class Scope under Inheritance 590

Section 15.6 Pure Virtual Functions 595

Section 15.7 Containers and Inheritance 597

Section 15.8 Handle Classes and Inheritance 598

Section 15.9 Text Queries Revisited 607

Chapter Summary 621

Defined Terms 621

Object-oriented programming is based on three fundamental concepts: data abstraction, inheritance, and dynamic binding. In C++ we use classes for data abstraction and class derivation to inherit one class from another: A derived class inherits the members of its base ...

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