Chapter 17. Tools for Large Programs


Section 17.1 Exception Handling 688

Section 17.2 Namespaces 712

Section 17.3 Multiple and Virtual Inheritance 731

Chapter Summary 748

Defined Terms 748

C++ is used on problems that have a wide range in complexity. It is used on problems small enough to be solved by a single programmer after a few hours’ work to problems requiring enormous systems consisting of tens of millions of lines of code developed and modified over many years. The facilities we covered in the earlier parts of this book are equally useful across this range of programming problems.

The language includes some features that are most useful on systems once problems get to be more complex than those that an individual can manage. ...

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