Object-Oriented Programming in C++
Grow your understanding of C++ as an object-orientated language, building on your base of C and Java. Get real implementation experience. Build quality software, recognising the role of patterns in design. Study coding practice and standards.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- understand object-oriented programming features in C++
- apply these features to program design and implementation
- understand object-oriented concepts and how they are supported by C++
- gain some practical experience of C++
- understand implementation issues related to object-oriented techniques
- build good quality software using object-oriented techniques
- understand the role of patterns in object-oriented design.
- Introduction to C++
- Language fundamentals
- Function parameters, arrays and pointers
- Inheritance and containership
- Polymorphism, virtual functions and casting
- Operator overloading, conversion and strings
- The standard template library (STL)
- Streams and exceptions
- Design and design patterns
- Comparison of C++, C and Java
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- Other requirements -
Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions / recordings. (note: mobile broadband users may have difficulties participating in live chat sessions)
This subject introduces C++ as an object-oriented programming language, building on existing knowledge of C and Java. The subject covers the C++ language with a focus on its object-oriented features, and how these can be implemented as part of program designs and implementation. You will also study and gain practical experience with the implementation issues related to object-oriented techniques, be able to build good quality software using object-oriented techniques and understand the role of patterns in object-oriented design.
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 (30%)
- Invigilated Exam (50%)