As users of the highly successful first edition of this book can attest, this second edition is for both the student and the professional wanting to master the latest updates to the C++ programming language. The authors combine their years of experience to teach the power and flexibility of C++ through object-oriented programming applications. This new book reflects the clear presentation and excellent enhanced examples and programming exercises for which the authors have become well know. PRESENTS UP-TO-DATE C++ with new style headers, new-style casts, type book, type string, stringstream classes, namespace std, exception handling, run-time type identification, operator new , the template input/output classes, and STL (standard template library) COVERS STL (standard template library) with the features of containers, iterators, algorithms, and function objects EXPLAINS HOW TO USE the standard input/output library containing all the latest changes PROVIDES SOLUTIONS to odd-numbered exercises FEATURES TWO APPENDIXES for reference that includes an ASCII table; C++ functions and class methods INCLUDES Microsoft Visual C++? student compiler on CD-ROM COMPANION WEBSITE supplements text with book's source code, header files, and data files; sample syllabi; transparencies; and an errata listJohnsonbaugh, Richard is the author of 'Object-Oriented Programming in C++', published 1999 under ISBN 9780130158857 and ISBN 0130158852.