Like C#, C++ also uses exceptions as one of its main error-handling mechanisms. Today we’ll learn all about them: throwing, catching, their impact on destructors, what happens when they go uncaught, and so much more.
Today we’ll wrap up structs and classes by discussing a bunch of miscellaneous features: local classes, unions, overloaded assignment operators, and user-defined literals. C# doesn’t have any of these features, but it can emulate some of them. Read on to learn a bunch of new tricks!
Today we’ll cover the last major topic of structs in C++: how we control access to them. We’ll talk about access specifiers like
private, the “friendship” concept, and finally get around to the details of
Now that we know how to initialize structs and other types in C++, we can take a look at inheritance and learn how to make structs derive from each other. There’s a lot of extended functionality here compared to C# class inheritance. Read on to learn the basics as well as advanced features like multiple inheritance and virtual inheritance!
So far with structs we’ve covered data members, member functions, and overloaded operators. Now let’s talk about the main parts of their lifecycle: constructors and destructors. Destructors in particular are very different from C# and represent a signature feature of C++ that has wide-ranging effects on how we write and design code for the language. Read on to learn all about them!