From the Back Cover
Take your C++ skills to the next level with help from programming guru Herb Schildt. In this unique volume, Herb unlocks the secrets that professional programmers use to create world-class software. In the process, he explores the power, elegance, and artistry of C++. Inside, Herb applies C++ to a wide variety of high-powered, practical applications, each focusing on a different aspect of the language. Examples range from a garbage collector subsystem and a thread control panel to AI-based searches and a custom STL container. Herb even develops a Mini C++ interpreter! You can use each application as-is or as a starting point for your own development. This is some of the most exciting C++ code found anywhere! Inside, you’ll:
- Explore the power of C++
- Create a garbage collector subsystem for memory management
- Develop a thread control panel
- Build a translator to extend the capabilities of C++
- Develop a restartable Internet file downloader
- Create a financial analysis library
- Explore artificial intelligence with AI-based search techniques
- Build a custom STL container
- Develop a Mini C++ interpreter
Herb Schildt is the world’s number-one programming author. He is an authority on the C, C++, Java, and C# programming languages, and was a member of the ANSI/ISO committee that standardized C++. His programming books have sold more than three million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages.
About the Author
Herb Schildt (Mahomet, IL) is a leading authority on C and C++ and a best-selling author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies. His acclaimed C and C++ books include Teach Yourself C, C++ from the Ground Up, C++: The Complete Reference, Java Programmer's Reference, STL Programming from the Ground Up, Windows 98 Programming from the Ground Up, and co-author of C/C++ Annotated Archives.