The chief merit of language is clearness.
Our life is frittered away by detail. ... Simplify, simplify.
|--Henry David Thoreau|
He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.
|--Thomas B. Macaulay|
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
|--John F. Kennedy|
In this chapter you will learn:
Basic hardware and software concepts.
Object-technology concepts, such as classes, objects, attributes, behaviors, encapsulation and inheritance.
The different types of programming languages.
A typical C++ program development environment.
The history of the industry-standard object-oriented system modeling language, the UML.
The history ...