C++ Programming for the Absolute Beginner

No experience required to Learn C++ Programming

If you are new to programming with C++ and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the reference for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the for the Absolute Beginner series teach the principles of programming though simple game creating. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical C++ programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

With the instructions in the book, you'll learn to:

*Program with Windows
*Use advanced data types
*Create an encryption program
*Troubleshoot errors and master exception handling
*Effectively use streams and files
*Develop games using DirectX, a cutting edge-graphics library