Creating a C++ Program 77

Creating a C++ Program 77




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  1. An Overview of Computers and Programming Languages 1
  2. Basic Elements of C++ 27
  3. Input/Output 117
  4. Control Structures I (Selection) 175
  5. Control Structures II (Repetition) 247
  6. User-Defined Functions I 319
  7. User-Defined Functions II 361
  8. User-Defined Simple Data Types, Namespaces,

and the string Type 433

  1. Arrays and Strings 485
  2. Records (structs) 563
  3. Classes and Data Abstraction 601
  4. Inheritance and Composition 675
  5. Pointers, Classes, Virtual Functions, Abstract Classes, and Lists 745
  6. Overloading and Templates 827
  7. Exception Handling 919
  8. Recursion 959
  9. Linked Lists 991
  10. Stacks and Queues 1083


  1. Searching and Sorting Algorithms 1183
  2. Binary Trees 1265
  3. Graphs 1321
  4. Standard Template Library (STL) 1361

APPENDIX A Reserved Words 1477

APPENDIX B Operator Precedence 1479

APPENDIX C Character Sets 1481

APPENDIX D Operator Overloading 1485

APPENDIX E Additional C++ Topics 1487

APPENDIX F Header Files 1509

APPENDIX G Memory Size on a System and Random

Number Generator 1519

APPENDIX H References 1521

APPENDIX I Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises 1523

INDEX 1555

iv | C++ Programming: Program Design Including Data Structures, Fifth Edition


Preface xxv



Introduction 2

A Brief Overview of the History of Computers 2

Elements of a Computer System 3

Hardware 4

Central Processing Unit and Main Memory 4

Input /Output Devices 5

Software 6

The Language of a Computer 6

The Evolution of Programming Languages 8

Processing a C++ Program 10

Programming with the Problem Analysis–Coding–Execution Cycle 12

Programming Methodologies 20

Structured Programming 20

Object-Oriented Programming 20

ANSI/ISO Standard C++ 22

Quick Review 22

Exercises 23


A C++ Program 28

The Basics of a C++ Program 31

Comments 32

Special Symbols 32



Reserved Words (Keywords) 33

Identifiers 33

Whitespaces 34

Data Types 35

Simple Data Types 35

Floating-Point Data Types 38

Arithmetic Operators and Operator Precedence 39

Order of Precedence 43

Expressions 44

Mixed Expressions 45

Type Conversion (Casting) 47

string Type 49

Input 50

Allocating Memory with Constants and Variables 50

Putting Data into Variables 53

Assignment Statement 53

Saving and Using the Value of an Expression 56

Declaring and Initializing Variables 57

Input (Read) Statement 58

Variable Initialization 61

Increment and Decrement Operators 65

Output 67

Preprocessor Directives 75

namespace and Using cin and cout in a Program 76

Using the string Data Type in a Program 76

Creating a C++ Program 77

Debugging: Understanding and Fixing Syntax Errors 80

Program Style and Form 84

Syntax 84

Use of Blanks 85

Use of Semicolons, Brackets, and Commas 85

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