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Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook (Repost)

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Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook (Repost)

Antony Polukhin, "Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook"
English | ISBN: 1849514887 | 2013 | 348 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Over 80 practical, task-based recipes to create applications using Boost libraries

Overview

Explores how to write a program once and then use it on Linux, Windows, MacOS, and Android operating systems
Includes everyday use recipes for multithreading, networking, metaprogramming, and generic programming from a Boost library developer
Take advantage of the real power of Boost and C++, to get a good grounding in using it in any project
In Detail

Boost libraries are developed by professionals, tested on multiple platforms and processor architectures, and contain reliable solutions for a wide range of tasks. This Cookbook takes you on a journey of simplifying the process of application development and guides you through writing perfect applications fast.

"Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook" provides you with a number of clear step-by-step recipes that will help you take advantage of the real power of Boost and C++, while giving you a good grounding in using it in any project.

"Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook" looks at the Boost libraries, and breaks down the mystery and confusion about which library to use in which situation. It will take you through a number of clear, practical recipes that will help you to take advantage of the readily available solutions.

Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook starts with teaching the basics of Boost libraries that are now mostly part of C++11 and leave no chance for memory leaks. Managing resources will become a piece of cake. We’ll see what kind of work can be done at compile time and what Boost containers can do. Do you think multithreading is a burden? Not with Boost. Think writing portable and fast servers is impossible? You’ll be surprised! Compilers and operating systems differ too much? Not with Boost. From manipulating images to graphs, directories, timers, files, strings – everyone will find an interesting topic.

You will learn everything for the development of high quality fast and portable applications. Write a program once and then you can use it on Linux, Windows, MacOS, Android operating systems.

What you will learn from this book

Get familiar with new data types for everyday use
Use pointers to manage resources
Get to grips with compile-time computations and assertions
Use Boost libraries for multithreading
Learn about Parallel execution of different task
Perform common string-related tasks using Boost libraries
Split all the processes, computations, and interactions to tasks and process them independently
Learn the basics of working with graphs
Explore different helper macros used to detect compiler, platform and Boost features
Use selected C++11 features in C++03