C++ Today: The Beast is Back (Jon Kalb, et al.)

 
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C++ Today: The Beast is Back (Jon Kalb, et al.)

The venerable C++ programming language is regaining the hegemonic status it once enjoyed during the object-oriented boom of the 1990s as software development shifts primarily toward mobile and cloud computing.

Learn why C++ is once again the go-to option across a variety of industries in this O'Reilly paper after Java overtook it in the 2000s.

It's difficult to learn C++ because it's a difficult creature. However, it's difficult to beat whether you require a strong, highly portable systems programming language or an application programming language with unwavering performance. With the 2011 and 2014 updates, C++ feels like a completely new language, rather than the old C++ with new features bolted on.

The authors show how contemporary C++ offers the tools, libraries, and power required for both large-scale server farms and lightweight mobile applications.

  • Delve into the modern C++ features that are generating new interest in the language
  • Learn why C++ is the only high-level language available on Apple, Android, and Microsoft mobile devices
  • Explore the C++ cloud computing appeal, including performance, high portability, and low-level hardware control
  • See what the future holds for C++ with proposed changes in the 2017 update

Ebook Details

About the Authors
  • On-site instruction in advanced C++ topics and best practices are provided by Jon Kalb. He is a conference speaker who has won awards and is an approved outside training vendor for Scott Meyers' training products.
  • Undercover mathematician Gaper Aman poses as a software developer. He enjoys researching different programming languages to learn new techniques to include in his C++ in his desire to convey concepts accurately, succinctly, and with great care for simplicity.
Published
Published Date / Year
(May 2015); eBook (Compliments of JetBrains)
eBook Format
PDF (74 pages), ePub, and MOBI (Kindle)
Language
English
ISBN-13
978-1491931660

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