Chapter 3. Variables and Operators
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Declare (create) variables.
Use the built-in C++ data types.
Use the Microsoft .NET Framework String class.
Assign values to a variable.
Create expressions by using the C++ operators.
Cast (change) the type of a variable.
In Chapter 2, you looked at the advantages of object-oriented programming and developed a simple application to illustrate the creation and use of classes.
In this chapter, you’ll take a closer look at how to create and use variables, the fundamental data types of C++, how to access and use classes from the .NET Framework, and how to create expressions by using C++ operators.
What is a variable?
Variables are locations in memory where data can be temporarily ...