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C++ How to Program, Sixth Edition by H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 17. File Processing

 

I read part of it all the way through.

 
 --Samuel Goldwyn
 

A great memory does not make a philosopher, any more than a dictionary can be called grammar.

 
 --John Henry, Cardinal Newman
 

I can only assume that a “Do Not File” document is filed in a “Do Not File” file.

 
 --Senator Frank Church Senate Intelligence Subcommittee Hearing, 1975

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To create, read, write and update files.

  • Sequential file processing.

  • Random-access file processing.

  • To use high-performance unformatted I/O operations.

  • The differences between formatted-data and raw-data file processing.

  • To build a transaction-processing program using random-access file processing.

Outline

17.1

Introduction

17.2

Data Hierarchy

17.3

Files and Streams ...

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