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Programming 4

Module name (EN): Programming 4
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIBWI50
SAP-Submodule-No.: P221-0123
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PIBWI50 (P221-0123) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 5, optional course, informatics specific
PIB-PRG4 (P221-0123) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, optional course, informatics specific
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
PIB120 Programming 1
PIB210 Programming 2
PIB320 Software Engineering 1
PIB413 Programming 3

[updated 05.11.2016]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIBWI63 GUI Programming with Qt

[updated 13.02.2015]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Helmut Folz
Prof. Dr. Helmut Folz

[updated 05.11.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ be proficient in the basic language concepts (data types, expressions, control structures, functions, exception handling) of C++.
_ be proficient in the special C++ concepts of object orientation (classes, objects, inheritance, polymorphism) and be able to implement them in programming terms.
_ be capable of using function and class templates in programs.
_ be able handle basic classes and algorithms of the C++ standard library (e. g. strings, input/output, container classes, generic algorithms) confidently.
_ be able to develop solutions to difficult problems in small teams and implement them in a well-structured manner.

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Module content:
The course will introduce students to structured, object-oriented and generic programming with C/C++. C/C++ language elements will be introduced and their use practiced in exercises on the basis of the knowledge imparted in the Programming 1-3 modules. The use of the C/C++ standard library will be emphasized.
1. Introduction
    - History
    - Use
    - Development of C/C++ programs
    - A comparison of C++ and Java
2. The basics
    2.1 The basics and data types
    2.2 Arithmetic
    2.3 Type transformations
    2.4 Control structures
3. Functions and structures
    3.1 Functions and references
    3.2 Structures
    3.3 Preprocessor directives
4. Data types
    4.1 Enums and arrays
    4.2 C strings
    4.3 The string class
    4.4 Pointers
5. In/Output
    5.1 In/Output
    5.2 Input/Output formatting
    5.3 File handling
6. Classes
    6.1 Structure of classes
    6.2 Using Doxygen
    6.3 Copy constructor and assignment operator
    6.4 Class attributes and _methods
    6.5 Friends
7. Overloading operators
    7.1 Overloadable operators
    7.2 A rational number class
    7.3 Various applications
    7.4 Smart pointer
8. Inheritance
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Virtual functions
    8.3 Copy constructor and assignment operator
    8.4 Abstract classes
    8.5 Multi inheritance
    8.6 The dynamic_cast operator
9. Exception handling
10. Templates
    10.1 Function templates
    10.2 Class templates
11. Standard template library
    11.1 Introduction
    11.2 Sequence containers
    11.3 Iterators and algorithms
    11.4 Associative containers
12. Runtime Type Information (RTTI)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Transparencies, projector, lecture-specific homepage

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Recommended or required reading:
Breymann, Ulrich: Der C++ Programmierer. C++ lernen - Professionell anwenden - Lösungen nutzen., Hanser-Verlag
Stroustrup, Bjarne: Einführung in die Programmierung mit C++, Pearson Studium
Eckel, Bruce: Thinking in C++; Second Edition; Prentice Hall:
Grimm, Rainer: C++11: Der Leitfaden für Programmierer zum neuen Standard Addison-Wesley
Will, Torsten T.: C++11 programmieren: 60 Techniken für guten C++11-Code  Galileo Computing;
Meyers, Scott: Effektiv C++ programmieren: 55 Möglichkeiten, Ihre Programme und Entwürfe zu verbessern; Addison-Wesley
Schäling, Boris: The Boost C++ Libraries; Xml Press
Bjarne Stroustrup´s C++ Style and Technique FAQ:
The C++ Resources Network:
C++ Reference:

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