Creating the C++ class

When it comes to creating or adding a C++ class into your game, there are lots of ways you can do it. From the File menu you can choose New C++ Class. However, the most common method is by just clicking on the big Add New button in your content browser and selecting New C++ Class.

Using either way will add the new class into your Source folder (revise the project directory structure in Chapter 1, Preparing for a Big Project) of your project.

Creating the C++ class

By default, all C++ game projects will have a slightly different project structure, but most importantly, you will clearly see a section called C++ Classes in the outliner of the content ...

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