Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010 (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 2, 2010 - Computers - 1272 pages
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The leading author of programming tutorials for beginners introduces you to Visual C++ 2010

Ivor Horton is the preeminent author of introductory programming language tutorials; previous editions of his Beginning Visual C++ have sold nearly 100,000 copies. This book is a comprehensive introduction to both the Standard C++ language and to Visual C++ 2010; no previous programming experience is required.

All aspects of the 2010 release are covered, including changes to the language and the C++ standard..

  • Microsoft Visual C++ is one of the most popular C++ development environments and compilers, used by hundreds of thousands of developers
  • Ivor Horton's approach to programming tutorials has achieved a huge following; this book gives beginning programmers a comprehensive introduction to both Standard C++ and Visual C++ 2010
  • Covers all the language changes in Visual C++ 2010, library additions, new MFC features, changes in the Visual Studio development environment, and more
  • Also includes a brief introduction to programming for multicore processors in native C++ and C++/CLR processors
  • Nearly 100,000 copies of this book have been sold in previous editions

Beginners seeking a complete education in Visual C++ will find everything they need in Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

  

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User Review  - Joey Andres - Goodreads

Really great book. Recommend to those starting with C++. Read full review

Review: Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010

User Review  - Wain Parham - Goodreads

Still reading, I know C++ fine, but am not terribly familiar with the Visual C++ IDE, and completely unfamiliar with CLI/CLR. Thus far the book is exceptionally well written and quite enjoyable. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Data Variablesand Calculations
The Structureofa C++Program Defining Variables
Namespaces
Pointers and References to Class Objects
Discovering C++CLI Types
Decisionsand Loops
Arrays Strings and Pointers
Class Inheritance and Virtual Functions
Casting Between Class Types Nested Classes
The Standard TemplateLibrary
Debugging Techniques
Windows Programming Concepts
Programmingfor Multiple Cores
The DocumentView Concept in MFC Creating MFC Applications
Elements of a Menu

Indirect DataAccess Dynamic Memory Allocation
Summary
Passing Arguments toaFunction
Returning Values from a Function
Pointers to Functions Initializing Function Parameters
Using thedecltype Operator An Example Using Functions
Summary
The structinC++ Data TypesObjects Classesand Instances
More on Classes
Class Templates Using Classes
Native C++Library ClassesforStrings
Adding Toolbar Buttons
Menus andToolbars in a C++CLI Program
Drawingin aWindow
Programmingfor theMouse
Drawing with the
Working with Dialogsand Controls
CompletingDialog Operations Using aSpinButton Control
Storing and Printing Documents
Summary
Copyright

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Ivor Horton is one of the preeminent authors of tutorials on the Java, C and C++ programming languages. He is widely known for his unique tutorial style, which is readily accessible to both novice and experienced programmers. Horton is also a systems consultant in private practice. He previously taught programming for more than 25 years.

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