Introduction. Part I: Introduction to C++ Programming. Chapter 1: Writing Your First C++ Program. Chapter 2: Declaring Variables Constantly. Chapter 3: Performing Mathematical Operations. Chapter 4: Performing Logical Operations. Chapter 5: Controlling Program Flow. Part II: Becoming a Functional C++ Programmer. Chapter 6: Creating Function. Chapter 7: Storing Sequences in Arrays. Chapter 8: Taking a First Look at C++ Pointers. Chapter 9: Taking a Second Look at C++ Pointers. Chapter 10: The C++ Preprocessor. Part III: Introduction to Classes. Chapter 11: Examining Object-Oriented Programming. Chapter 12: Adding Class to C++. Chapter 13: Point and Stare at Objects. Chapter 14: Protecting Members: Do Not Disturb. Chapter 15: Why Do You Build Me Up, Just to Tear Me Down Baby? Chapter 16: Making Constructive Arguments. Chapter 17: Copying the Copy Copy Copy Constructor. Chapter 18: Static Members: Can Fabric Softener Help? Part IV: Inheritance. Chapter 19: Inheriting a Class. Chapter 20: Examining Virtual Member Functions: Are They for Real? Chapter 21: Factoring Classes. Part V: Optional Features. Chapter 22: A New Assignment Operator, Should You Decide to Accept It. Chapter 23: Using Stream I/O. Chapter 24: Handling Errors - Exceptions. Chapter 25: Inheriting Multiple Inheritance. Chapter 26: Tempting C++ Templates. Chapter 27: Standardizing on the Standard Template Library. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Avoid Adding Bugs to Your Program. Chapter 29: Ten Major Recent Additions to C++. Appendix: About the CD. Index.
Stephen R. Davis is the bestselling author of several books on C++, including previous editions of C++ For Dummies . He has been programming for more than 30 years and presently works for L-3 Communications in the area of Homeland Defense.