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

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Chapter 5

Boosting up a Step

In This Chapter

arrow Using RegEx to parse strings

arrow Using Tokenizer to break strings into tokens

arrow Converting numbers to other data types

arrow Using Foreach to create improved loops

arrow Using Filesystem to access the operating system

The Boost library is vast. It’s doubtful that a typical developer will ever use everything that Boost has to offer. Of course, before you can pick and choose what you want to use, you need to know it exists. Browsing through the help file can reveal classes that you need to add to your toolkit to produce good applications. This chapter helps by taking you on a whirlwind tour of the major Boost categories. Don’t expect this chapter to discuss everything — Boost is simply too large for that. If you want to see a list of what Boost has to offer, check out

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