Inheritance is one of the most important aspects of an object oriented programming language that, when correctly used, results in well-programmed, maintainable, and scalable applications.
In this lesson, you will learn
The nature of what inheritance is
How to use inheritance to derive one class from another
What protected access is and how to use it
What virtual functions are
What private inheritance is
What is a dog? When you look at your pet, what do you see? I see four legs in service to a mouth. A biologist sees a network of interacting organs, a physicist sees atoms and forces at work, and a taxonomist sees a representative of the species canine domesticus.
It is that last assessment that is ...