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C++ Programming Fundamentals teaches the basics of C++ programming in an easy-to-follow style, without assuming previous experience in any other language. A variety of examples such as game programming, club membership, organization, grade tracking and grade point average calculation, make learning C++ both fun and practical. Each chapter contains at least one complete, fully functional example program, with several smaller examples provided throughout the book.
About the Author
Chuck Easttom is the Chair of the computer Information Systems department at Education America. He also develops curriculum and teaches computer programming on the college level and has written several programming books.
C++ Programming Fundamentals
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C++ programming fundamentals / Chuck Easttom.
p. cm. Summary: Introduces basic concepts of C++ programming, including Microsoft Visual C++, using examples from such areas as game programming and GPA calculation, and provides fully functional sample programs.
ISBN 1-58450-237-1 (paperback with CD-ROM : alk. paper)
1. C++ (Computer program language)—Juvenile literature. [1. C++ (Computer program language) 2. Programming (Computers) 3. Computers.] I. Title.
QA76.73.C153 E23 2003
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No book is really the work of a single person, even if only one name appears on the title. First and foremost, I would like to thank a few of my students and one of my colleagues that reviewed rough drafts for me. Patrick Langlinais, Nicholas Russo, and Susan Hebert were all gracious enough to look over rough drafts for me and to give me their opinions and their encouragement. The publishing team at Charles River Media has also been simply amazing. They carefully edited and reviewed the rough drafts, saving me from embarrassing myself! Finally, I must also thank my wife, Misty, and my son, AJ. Without their patience and support, none of the books I write would be possible.