If you re looking for an easy way to learn C++ and want to immediately start writing your own programs, this is the resource you need. The hands-on approach and step-by-step instruction guide you through each phase of C++ programming with easy-to-understand language from start to finish.
Whether or not you have previous C++ experience, you ll get an excellent foundation here, discovering how computer programs and programming languages work. Next, you ll learn the basics of the language ”what data types, variables , and operators are and what they do, then on to functions, arrays, loops , and beyond. With no unnecessary, time-consuming material included, plus quizzes at the end of each chapter and a final exam, you ll emerge a C++ pro, completing and running your very own complex programs in no time.
About the Author
Jeff Kent is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Los Angeles Valley College in Valley Glen, California. He teaches a number of programming languages, including Visual Basic, C++, Java and, when he s feeling masochistic, Assembler, but mostly he teaches C++. He also manages a network for a Los Angeles law firm whose employees are guinea pigs for his applications, and as an attorney gives advice to young attorneys whether they want it or not. He also has written several books on computer programming, including the recent Visual Basic.NET A Beginner s Guide for McGraw-Hill/Osborne.
Jeff has had a varied career ”or careers. He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics, then obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola (Los Angeles) School of Law, and went on to practice law.