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Beyond the C++ Standard Library: An Introduction to Boost by Björn Karlsson

By Björn Karlsson

Introducing the strengthen libraries: the subsequent step forward in C++ programming.

Boost takes you some distance past the C++ general Library, making C++ programming extra based, powerful, and effective. Now, for the 1st time, a number one develop specialist systematically introduces the huge set of enhance libraries and teaches most sensible practices for his or her use.

Writing for intermediate-to-advanced C++ builders, Björn Karlsson in brief outlines all fifty eight increase libraries, after which provides accomplished assurance of 12 libraries you're prone to locate specially invaluable. Karlsson's subject matters diversity from shrewdpermanent tips and conversions to boxes and information constructions, explaining precisely how utilizing every one library can increase your code. He bargains specific assurance of higher-order functionality items that allow you to write code that's extra concise, expressive, and readable. He even takes you "behind the scenes" with enhance, revealing instruments and strategies for developing your personal established libraries.

Coverage includes:
* shrewdpermanent tips that supply automated lifetime administration of gadgets and simplify source sharing
* constant, best-practice suggestions for appearing sort conversions and lexical conversions
* application sessions that make programming less complicated and clearer
* versatile box libraries that remedy universal difficulties no longer coated through the C++ normal Library
* robust help for normal expressions with Boost.Regex
* functionality gadgets outlined on the name web site with Boost.Bind and Boost.Lambda
* extra versatile callbacks with Boost.Function
* controlled signs and slots (a.k.a. the Observer trend) with Boost.Signals

The advance libraries are proving so invaluable that lots of them are deliberate for inclusion within the subsequent model of the C++ typical Library. Get your head commence now, with past the C++ ordinary Library.

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