The new C++11 standard allows programmers to express ideas more clearly, simply, and directly, and to write faster, more efficient code. Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++, has reorganized, extended, and completely rewritten his definitive reference and tutorial for programmers who want to use C++ most effectively.
The C++ Programming Language, Fourth Edition, delivers meticulous, richly explained, and integrated coverage of the entire language—its facilities, abstraction mechanisms, standard libraries, and key design techniques. Throughout, Stroustrup presents concise, “pure C++11” examples, which have been carefully crafted to clarify both usage and program design. To promote deeper understanding, the author provides extensive cross-references, both within the book and to the ISO standard.
New C++11 coverage includes
Support for concurrencyRegular expressions, resource management pointers, random numbers, and improved containersGeneral and uniform initialization, simplified for-statements, move semantics, and Unicode supportLambdas, general constant expressions, control over class defaults, variadic templates, template aliases, and user-defined literalsCompatibility issues
Topics addressed in this comprehensive book include
Basic facilities: type, object, scope, storage, computation fundamentals, and moreModularity, as supported by namespaces, source files, and exception handlingC++ abstraction, including classes, class hierarchies, and templates in support of a synthesis of traditional programming, object-oriented programming, and generic programmingStandard Library: containers, algorithms, iterators, utilities, strings, stream I/O, locales, numerics, and moreThe C++ basic memory model, in depth
This fourth edition makes C++11 thoroughly accessible to programmers moving from C++98 or other languages, while introducing insights and techniques that even cutting-edge C++11 programmers will find indispensable.