Chapter 11. Classes: A DeeperLook, Part 2

 

But what, to serve our private ends, Forbids the cheating of our friends?

 
 --Charles Churchill
 

Instead of this absurd division into sexes they ought to class people as static and dynamic.

 
 --Evelyn Waugh
 

Have no friends not equal to yourself.

 
 --Confucius

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To specify const (constant) objects and const member functions.

  • To create objects composed of other objects.

  • To use friend functions and friend classes.

  • To use the this pointer.

  • To create and destroy objects dynamically with operators new and delete, respectively.

  • To use static data members and member functions.

  • The concept of a container class.

  • The notion of iterator classes that walk through the elements of container ...

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