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C++ All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by John Paul Mueller, Jeff Cogswell

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Chapter 2

Creating Your First C++ Application

In This Chapter

arrow Organizing your applications into projects

arrow Typing code into the code editor

arrow Writing an application that writes to the screen

arrow Doing basic math

arrow Running your application

It’s your lucky day. You have decided to learn the most popular programming language on the planet. From the biggest skyscrapers housing huge Fortune 500 companies all the way down to the garages with the self-starting kids grinding out the next generation of software, people are using C++. Yes, there are other languages, but more programmers use C++ than any other language. In this chapter, you start right out writing a C++ application.

remember.eps As mentioned in Chapter 1, this book relies on your use of Code::Blocks as the IDE and on GCC as the C++ compiler. The procedures are written for the most current version of Code::Blocks (version 12.11) at the time of writing, ...

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