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Object-Oriented Programming in C++, Fourth Edition by Robert Lafore

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Introduction

This book teaches you how to write programs in a the C++ programming language. However, it does more than that. In the past few years, several major innovations in software development have appeared on the scene. This book teaches C++ in the context of these new developments. Let’s see what they are.

Programming Innovations

In the old days, 20 or so years ago, programmers starting a project would sit down almost immediately and start writing code. However, as programming projects became large and more complicated, it was found that this approach did not work very well. The problem was complexity.

Large programs are probably the most complicated entities ever created by humans. Because of this complexity, programs are prone to error, ...

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