C++ For Dummies 5th Edition

From the Back Cover
Create your first C++ program before you finish Chapter 1!
The fun and easy way® to start programming with this popular, object-oriented language

This friendly guide is now updated to cover the latest ANSI C++ standard. Even if you’re a programming newbie, you’ll be building and debugging C++ programs, creating source code, developing C++ pointers, making programming easier with the exciting new Standard Template Library, and more – all before you know it.

All this on the bonus CD-ROM

Dev-C++, a full-featured, integrated C++ compiler and editor
Source code from the book
Documentation for the Standard Template Library
Discover how to:

Understand class and object-oriented programming
Use the Visual C++® help system
Automate programming with STL
Build an executable
Create arrays and strings
Install and use Dev-C++

About the Author
Stephen Randy Davis is the best-selling author of numerous books and articles including “C++ for Dummies”, “C++ Weekend Crash Course”, “C# for Dummies” and “C# Weekend Crash Course”. Mr. Davis has been programming for over 30 years. He currently works for L-3 Communications in the area of Homeland Defense.

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