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Overview

Introduce your students to programming with C++ using today’s definitive choice for teaching a first programming language course -- C++ PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN, 8E. D.S. Malik’s time-tested, student-centered methodology incorporates a strong focus on problem-solving with full-code examples that vividly demonstrate the hows and whys of applying programming concepts and utilizing C++ to work through problems. Thoroughly updated end-of-chapter exercises, more than 20 extensive new programming exercises, and numerous new examples drawn from Dr. Malik’s experience further strengthen student understanding of problem solving and program design in this new edition. Students review the new features of C++ 14 Standard with timely discussions that further ensure this edition is the best choice to meet the needs of your modern CS1 course. Now available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap.

D.S. Malik, Creighton University

D.S. Malik is a Professor of Mathematics and the first recipient and current holder of The Frederick H. and Anna K. Scheerer Endowed Chair in Mathematics at Creighton University. Dr. Malik received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1985 and has published more than 50 papers and 18 books on abstract algebra, applied mathematics, graph theory, fuzzy automata theory and languages, fuzzy logic and its applications, programming, data structures, and discrete mathematics.
  • NUMEROUS NEW EXERCISES ENSURE TIMELY, VALUABLE HANDS-ON PRACTICE TO REINFORCE CONCEPTS. More than 250 new, modified, or updated exercises address today’s latest programming challenges, while more than 20 new, extensive programming exercises throughout the chapters emphasize problem-solving and program design in detail.
  • UPDATED DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS STRENGTHS AND FEATURES OF C++14. This material now includes coverage of In-class initialization of data members as well as other capabilities of C++14 to prepare your students to work with this latest version of C++.
  • NEW MINDTAP® WITH A LIVE INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ENVIROMENT. MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their coding confidence. A pre-built Learning Path includes an interactive eBook, study tools, relevant activities, and more. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.
  • FULL-COLOR, FUNCTIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN HIGHLIGHTS KEY CONCEPTS AND TERMS. This edition uses the dynamic interior layout to not only engage and keep the reader’s attention, but also to precisely display syntax, emphasize C++ keywords and draw attention to key comments and concepts important for beginning programmers.
  • MORE THAN 300 VISUAL DIAGRAMS ILLUSTRATE CHALLENGING CONCEPTS. This edition uses timely, detailed diagrams to guide students through both analysis and problem-solving techniques as well as methodology for programming.
  • NUMBERED FULL-CODE EXAMPLES THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION ILLUSTRATE KEY TOPICS IN EACH CHAPTER. These extensive programming examples walk students through the stages of Input, Output, Problem Analysis, and Algorithm Design. Every 10 to 15-page user-friendly programming example includes a full explanation as well as sample run.
  • NEW MINDTAP® WITH A LIVE INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ENVIROMENT. MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their coding confidence. A pre-built Learning Path includes an interactive eBook, study tools, relevant activities, and more. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.
1. An Overview of Computers and Programming Languages
2. Basic Elements of C++
3. Input/Output
4. Control Structures I (Selection)
5. Control Structures II (Repetition)
6. User-Defined Function
7. Namespaces, the class string, and User-Defined Simple Data Types
8. Arrays
a. One dimensional arrays
b. Sequential search
c. Selection sort
d. Two and multi-dimensional arrays
e. The class vector
9. Records (structs)
10. Classes and Data Abstraction
11. Inheritance and Composition
12. Pointers, Classes, Virtual Functions, and Abstract Classes
13. Operator Overloading and Templates
14. Exception Handling
15. Recursion
16. Linked Lists
17. Stacks and Queue
18. Searching and Sorting Algorithms
a. Binary Search
b. Bubble Sort
c. Selection Sort
d. Insertion Sort
e. Quick Sort
f. Merge Sort
g. Heap Sort
19. Binary Trees
20. Graph Algorithms
21. Standard Template Library
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