Object-Oriented Programming - COMP3171

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: COMP2911.

Equivalent: COMP9171

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course introduces the fundamentals and advanced techniques of object-oriented programming in C++.

Object-oriented inheritance techniques. Advanced techniques with functions. Memory and resource managment. Namespaces. Run time type information. Templates and generic programming. C++ Template metaprogramming. The Standard Template Library (e.g., algorithms, containers and iterators). Input/Output wth C++ iostreams library. Exception handling. C++ and Efficiency issues. Effective C++ design guidelines.
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