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The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference by Nicolai M. Josuttis
Publisher: Addison Wesley (13 Sep 1999) | 832 Pages | ISBN: 0201379260 | chm | 3.3 MB
Programming with the C++ Standard Library can certainly be difficult, but Nicolai Josuttis' The C++ Standard Library provides one of the best available guides to using the built-in features of C++ effectively.
The C++ Standard Library provides plenty of default functionality in the form of the Standard Template Library (STL) for containers (like vectors and linked lists), as well as generic algorithms (which allow you to sort, search and manipulate elements inside containers). The best thing aboutThe C++ Standard Library is that it gives the reader a concise guide to working with these basic containers (from lists to sets and maps, with everything in-between). Each container type is explained along with short code excerpts. Moreover, in a reference section, the author explores the connections between each container type showing how they share similar methods. (Learn just a few methods and you can pretty much work with the mall.)
In addition to STL, this book excels at providing a readable introduction to the generic algorithms (which can be used to sort, search and otherwise manipulate STL containers). Other books either mix in this material with the explanation of containers, or make it seem like an esoteric topic. The fact is generic algorithms work with all the STL types and by separating these algorithms out like this, the reader can learn the rich array of algorithms available in today's standard C++. While this book concentrates on STL and algorithms, readers will still find great coverage on Standard Library string classes and streams (including a fine section on internationalisation and locales).
For the beginning or intermediate C++ programmer, The C++ Standard Library can be a real timesaver. It arranges and explains the complexities of the C++ Standard Library and STL in a manageable format that's great as a reference and as an approach to programming. -- RichardDragan
Topics covered: history of C++ and the Standard Library, template basics, Big-O Notation, the std namepace, standard exceptions, allocators, standard library utilities, pairs and auto_ptr, numeric limits, the Standard Template Library (STL) basics, containers, iterators, algorithms, vectors, lists, deques, strings, sets, multisets, bitsets, maps, multimaps, stacks, queues, iterator adapters, function objects, element requirements, value and reference semantics, complex numbers, valar rays, stream classes, stream manipulators and formatting, file I/O, internationalisation and locales.
The C++ Standard Library provides a set of common classes and interfaces that greatly extend the core C++ language. Josuttis' book not only provides comprehensive documentation of each library component, it also offers clearly written explanations of complex concepts, describes the practical programming details needed for effective use, and gives example after example of working code. This thoroughly up-to-date book reflects the newest elements of the C++ standard library incorporated into the full ANSI/ISO C++ language standard. In particular, the text focuses on the Standard Template Library (STL), examining containers, iterators, function objects, and STL algorithms.