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C++ Gems
Programming Pearls from The C++ Report

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S. Lippman, B. Stroustrup, T. Cargill, D. Lea, T. Keffer, G. Booch, M. Vilot, D. Schmidt, J. Coplien, J. Vlissides, A. Koenig, P. Becker, S. Teale, D. Jordan, J. Schwarz, M. Tiemann, J. Waldo, T. Kontogiorgos, M. Kim, B. Berg, E. Rowlance, S. Vinoski, N. Myers, S. Clamage, J. Lajoie, N. Myers, T. Veldhuizen, J. Barton, L. Nackman, R. Hickey, M. Vilot
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  • Date Published: December 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780135705810

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  • Stan Lippman, former C++ Report Editor (and best-selling author), brings you pearls of wisdom for getting the most out of C++. This carefully selected collection covers the first seven years of the C++ Report, from January 1989 through December 1995. It presents the pinnacle of writing on C++ by renowned experts in the field, and is a must-read for today's C++ programmer. It contains tips, tricks, proven strategies, easy-to-follow techniques, and usable source code.

    • Contains over 40 short and concise articles
    • Each article is not readily available anywhere else (excluding back issues of C++ Report)
    • Aimed at the experienced C++ user, broken down into four helpful sections: design, programming idioms, applications, and language
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    'Stan has assembled a truly remarkable collection, valuable not just for its historical interest but also for its technical merit. The time spent reading these articles will be valuable investment for anyone who uses C++.' Robert Murray, from the Foreword

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    • Date Published: December 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780135705810
    • length: 628 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 36 mm
    • weight: 0.895kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction: the C++ report - so far S. Lippman
    First Thoughts:
    1. Standardizing C++ B. Stroustrup
    2. Retrospective T. Cargill
    Section I. A Focus on Programming Design: Part I. Library Design in C++:
    3. Library design using C++ B. Stroustrup
    4. The GNU C++ library D. Lea
    5. The design and architecture of tools.h++ T. Keffer
    6. Simplifying the Booch components G. Booch and M. Vilot
    7. Design generalization in the C++ standard library M. Vilot
    Part II. Software Design/Patterns in C++:
    8. A case study of C++ design evolution D. Schmidt
    9. Distributed abstract interface J. Coplien
    10. Pattern hatching J. Vlissides
    Section II. A Focus on Programming Idioms: Part III. C++ Programming:
    11. How to write Buggy programs A. Koenig
    12. A dynamic vector is harder than it looks T. Cargill
    13. Writing multithreaded applications in C++ P. Becker
    14. Transplanting a tree-recursive LISP algorithm to C++ S. Teale
    Part IV. Special Programming Idioms:
    15. Class derivation and emulation of virtual contructors D. Jordan
    16. Virtual constructors revisited T. Cargill
    17. Initializing static variables in C++ Library J. Schwarz
    18. Objects as return values M. Tiemann
    19. Applying the copy constructor S. Lippman
    Section III. A Focus on Applications: Part V. Experience Case Studies:
    20. O-O benefits of Pascal to C++ conversion J. Waldo
    21. A C++ template-based application architecture T. Kontogiorgos and M. Kim
    22. An object-oriented framework for I/O B. Berg and E. Rowlance
    Part VI. Distributed Object Computing in C++:
    23. Distributed object computing in C++ S. Vinoski and D. Schmidt
    24. Comparing alternative distributed programming techniques S. Vinoski and D. Schmidt
    25. Comparing alternative server programming techniques S. Vinoski and D. Schmidt
    Section IV. A Focus on Language: Part VII. Operators New and Delete:
    26. Memory management in C++ N. Myers
    27. Memory management, DLLs, and C++ P. Becker
    28. Implementing new and delete S. Clamage
    Part VIII. Exception Handling:
    29. Exception handling: behind the scenes J. Lajoie
    30. Exceptions and windowing systems P. Becker
    31. Exception handling: a false sense of security T. Cargill
    Part IX. Templates:
    32. Standard C++ templates: new and improved, like your favorite detergent:-) J. Lajoie
    33. A new and useful template technique: 'traits' N. Myers
    34. Using C++ template metaprograms T. Veldhuizen
    35. Expression templates T. Veldhuizen
    36. What's that template argument about? J. Barton and L. Nackman
    37. Algebra for C++ operators J. Barton and L. Nackman
    38. Callbacks in C++ using template functors R. Hickey
    Part X. Standard Template Library:
    39. Standard template library M. Vilot
    40. Making a vector fit for a standard B. Stroustrup
    Last Thoughts:
    41. A perspective on ISO C++ B. Stroustrup.

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    Stanley B. Lippman

    Contributors

    S. Lippman, B. Stroustrup, T. Cargill, D. Lea, T. Keffer, G. Booch, M. Vilot, D. Schmidt, J. Coplien, J. Vlissides, A. Koenig, P. Becker, S. Teale, D. Jordan, J. Schwarz, M. Tiemann, J. Waldo, T. Kontogiorgos, M. Kim, B. Berg, E. Rowlance, S. Vinoski, N. Myers, S. Clamage, J. Lajoie, N. Myers, T. Veldhuizen, J. Barton, L. Nackman, R. Hickey, M. Vilot

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