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Just Enough C/C++ Programming by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

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Chapter 16. C++ in Practice

The aim of this chapter is to provide you with enough of an introduction to the use of C++ so that you can:

  • Make use of the new features of C++.

  • Understand C++ source code and benefit from it.

  • Benefit from the Standard Template Libraries.

C++ is a language in its own right, and large volumes have been dedicated to helping programmers get an in-depth view of it. The goal of the “just enough” approach is to help the readers use C++ in their own projects and make their coding time more efficient.

This chapter concentrates on the differences between C and C++, the language structure, and the new features that will help you achieve all of the tasks described previously.

Having worked through this chapter, you’ll be well ...

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