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Fundamentals of C++ Programming


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Based on C, C++ is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language. Learn how to set up a development environment and explore the fundamentals of C++, including program structure, I/O streams, and header and source files.

Target Audience
Individuals looking to learn C++ programming, or experienced C++ programmers wishing to refresh or improve their skills

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.5

Lesson Objectives

Fundamentals of C++ Programming

  • start the course
  • recognize the characteristics and uses of the C++ programming language, and identify the main libraries it uses
  • download and install Eclipse for C and C++ development
  • use Eclipse to create a new C++ project
  • install and compile C++ programs with GCC on Linux or Unix systems
  • create C++ projects in Visual Studio
  • describe the structure of a C++ program
  • recognize the major syntax differences between C++ and C
  • work with C++ I/O streams
  • use the C++ preprocessor
  • parse command line arguments in C++
  • divide code into header and source file pairs in C++
  • recognize the main parts of a C++ program and describe the use of the preprocessor
  • Course Number:
    sd_cpro_a01_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner