# The C++ Standard Library, 2nd Edition

The Best-Selling C++ Resource. Now Updated for C++11

The C++ standard library provides a set of common classes and interfaces that greatly extend the core C++ language. The library, however, is not self-explanatory. To make full use of its components–and to benefit from their power–you need a resource that does far more than list the classes and their functions.

*The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference, Second Edition,* describes this library as now incorporated into the new ANSI/ISO C++ language standard (C++11). The book provides comprehensive documentation of each library component, including an introduction to its purpose and design; clearly written explanations of complex concepts; the practical programming details needed for effective use; traps and pitfalls; the exact signature and definition of the most important classes and functions; and numerous examples of working code. The book focuses in particular on the Standard Template Library (STL), examining containers, iterators, function objects, and STL algorithms.

The book covers all the new C++11 library components, including

- Concurrency
- Fractional arithmetic
- Clocks and timers
- Tuples
- New STL containers
- New STL algorithms
- New smart pointers
- New locale facets
- Random numbers and distributions
- Type traits and utilities
- Regular expressions

The book also examines the new C++ programming style and its effect on the standard library, including lambdas, range-based for loops, move semantics, and variadic templates.

An accompanying Web site, including source code, can be found at www.cppstdlib.com.

**Table of Contents**

Chapter 1. About This Book

Chapter 2. Introduction to C++ and the Standard Library

Chapter 4. General Concepts

Chapter 5. Utilities

Chapter 6. The Standard Template Library

Chapter 7. STL Containers

Chapter 8. STL Container Members in Detail

Chapter 9. STL Iterators

Chapter 10. STL Function Objects and Using Lambdas

Chapter 11. STL Algorithms

Chapter 12. Special Containers

Chapter 13. Strings

Chapter 14. Regular Expressions

Chapter 15. Input/Output Using Stream Classes

Chapter 16. Internationalization

Chapter 17. Numerics

Chapter 18. Concurrency

Chapter 19. Allocators

### Book Details

**Hardcover:**1128 pages**Publisher:**Addison-Wesley Professional; 2nd Edition (March 2012)**Language:**English**ISBN-10:**0321623215**ISBN-13:**978-0321623218

Awesome book!

Is PDF inlcluded?

Thanks, been waiting for this one!

Excellent, but it’s going to take some corage to tackle 1200pages 😛

Yep it’s included 😛

I started learning C++ in high school as an introductory course. I definitely need to dust up on my skills.