The C++ Programming Language
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Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, this is the world's most trusted and widely read book on C++. For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard library exception safety (also available at www.research.att.com/ bs/) have been added. The result is complete, authoritative coverage of the C++ language, its standard library, and key design techniques. Based on the ANSI/ISO C++ standard, The C++ Programming Language
provides current and comprehensive coverage of all C++ language features and standard library components. For example:
- abstract classes as interfaces
- class hierarchies for object-oriented programming
- templates as the basis for type-safe generic software
- exceptions for regular error handling
- namespaces for modularity in large-scale software
- run-time type identification for loosely coupled systems
- the C subset of C++ for C compatibility and system-level work
- standard containers and algorithms
- standard strings, I/O streams, and numerics
- C compatibility, internationalization, and exception safety
Bjarne Stroustrup makes C++ even more accessible to those new to the language, while adding advanced information and techniques that even expert C++ programmers will find invaluable.
Addison-Wesley Professional, 9780201700732, 1040pp.
Publication Date: February 11, 2000
About the Author
Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++ and the author of The C++ Programming Language (first edition 1985, second edition 1991, third edition 1997), The Design and Evolution of C++ (1994), and Programming: Principles and Practice using C++ (2010). He is the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and an AT&T Fellow. Before moving to academia, he worked for decades in AT&T Bell Labs. He is a founding member of the ISO C++ standards committee. Vist him on the web at www.research.att.com/ bs/.