Modern C++: Efficient and Scalable Application Development

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  • Become familiar with the structure of C++ projects
  • Identify the main structures in the language: functions and classes
  • Learn to debug your programs
  • Leverage C++ features to obtain increased robustness and performance
  • Explore functions and callable objects with a focus on modern features
  • Serialize and deserialize JSON and XML data
  • Create client-server applications that communicate over TCP/IP
  • Use design patterns to solve real-world problems

C++ is one of the most widely used programming languages. It is fast, flexible, and used to solve many programming problems.

This Learning Path gives you an in-depth and hands-on experience of working with C++, using the latest recipes and understanding most recent developments. You will explore C++ programming constructs by learning about language structures, functions, and classes, which will help you identify the execution flow through code. You will also understand the importance of the C++ standard library as well as memory allocation for writing better and faster programs.

Modern C++: Efficient and Scalable Application Development deals with the challenges faced with advanced C++ programming. You will work through advanced topics such as multithreading, networking, concurrency, lambda expressions, and many more recipes.

By the end of this Learning Path, you will have all the skills to become a master C++ programmer.

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Beginning C++ Programming by Richard Grimes
  • Modern C++ Programming Cookbook by Marius Bancila
  • The Modern C++ Challenge by Marius Bancila
  • Develop strong C++ skills to build a variety of applications
  • Explore features of C++17, such as containers, algorithms, and threads
  • Grasp the standard support for threading and concurrency and use them in basic daily tasks
Page Count 702
Course Length 21 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781789951738
Date Of Publication 21 Dec 2018


Richard Grimes

Richard Grimes has been programming in C++ for 25 years, working on projects as diverse as scientific control and analysis and finance analysis to remote objects for the automotive manufacturing industry. He has spoken at 70 international conferences on Microsoft technologies (including C++ and C#) and has written 8 books, 150 articles for programming journals, and 5 training courses for Microsoft. Richard was awarded Microsoft MVP for 10 years (1998-2007). He has a reputation for his deep understanding of the .NET framework and C++ and the frank way in which he assesses new technology.

Marius Bancila

Marius Bancila is a software engineer with 15 years of experience in developing solutions for the industrial and financial sectors. He is the author of Modern C++ Programming Cookbook. He focuses on Microsoft technologies and mainly develops desktop applications with C++ and C#.

Marius is passionate about sharing his technical expertise with others, and for that reason, he used to be recognized as a Microsoft MVP for more than a decade. Marius can be found on Twitter at @mariusbancila.