* The previous title has proven sales success over 6 years; new edition is completely revised and updated, author is widely ackwledged as among the best authors on programming today! * Includes progressive text and examples, with each topic building on what has been learned previously * No specific prior programming experience necessary - Material is suited to both self-taught learners and structured courses * Written in an easy, effective tutorial style with all language features demonstrated through working examples * Explains what language elements are for and how they work * Demystifies the language by explaining all specialized termilogy and jargon * Covers class templates in depth and includes an introduction to the Standard Template Library
Ivor Horton is self-employed in consultancy and writes programming tutorials. He worked for IBM for many years and holds a bachelor's degree, with honors, in mathematics. Horton's experience at IBM includes programming in most languages (like assembler and high-level languages on a variety of machines), real-time programming, and designing and implementing real-time closed loop industrial control systems. He has extensive experience teaching programming to engineers and scientists (Fortran, PL/1, APL, etc.). Horton is an expert in mechanical, process, and electronic CAD systems; mechanical CAM systems; and DNC/CNC systems.