Complete Modern C++ (C++11/14/17)


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Course overview

Course type
Paid course
All Levels
20 hours
232 lessons
Available on completion
Course author
Umar Lone
  • Use C++ as an object-oriented language
  • Demystify function & class templates
  • Use STL components in your applications
  • Write real-world applications in C++
  • Apply Modern C++ (C++11/14/17) in programs


Learn about move semantics, lambda expressions, smart pointers, concurrency, template, STL & more

Learn C++ in depth with modern features introduced with C++11/14/17

Updated with C++17 features!

C++ is a general purpose programming language invented by Bjarne Stroustrup. It is still one of the more popular programming languages, used for creating high performance applications across a wide variety of domains & platforms.

In 2011, C++11 was born. This revision added lot of new features to the language and it got a new name, Modern C++. This emphasizes writing C++ code using modern features of the language such as move semantics, automatic type inference, threading, lambda expressions, smart pointers and a lot more. C++11 was followed by C++14, that added even more features and enhanced existing ones. C++17 released in 2017 added a filesystem library (covered in the course), parallel versions of STL algorithms, new library types such as std::optional, std::any and more.

This course teaches C++ as an object oriented language with modern features. It focuses on teaching C++ concepts, both old and new, with clear examples. It builds upon the basic language facilities that are then used to build more complex programs with classes, operator overloading, composition, inheritance, polymorphism, templates, concurrency, etc. It even digs deep into assembly to understand few concepts better. After every few topics, a quiz is presented that tests your understanding of the previous topics. Have fun learning Modern C++.

Note that this course is not for you if

  • You have never programmed before

  • You don't know ANY programming language

  • You want to learn basics of programming

  • Update [April 19, 2020] : Biggest update so far. Added C++17 core language changes, template enhancement and new library types.

    Update [April 11, 2020] : Added content on copy elision, type traits, static_assert & generalized lambda capture, C++11 unions

    Update [Mar 25, 2020]: XCode installation & high-level concurrency (std::async)

    Update [Mar 1, 2019] : More videos added for memory management with smart pointers (shared_ptr, unique_ptr, weak_ptr_)

    Update [Oct 19, 2017] :Instructions added for installing Visual Studio Community 2017, Cevelop (Eclipse) & Code::Blocks

    Update [Sep 29, 2107] : Added more content on dynamic memory allocation (malloc, new[], 2D arrays, strings)

    Update [Sep 16, 2017] : C++ concurrency (std::thread, std::mutex, etc)

    Update [April 27, 2017] : Templates, Function Object, Lambda Expressions, Standard Template Library

    Update [Mar 23, 2017] : Virtual Inheritance, Exception handling, File I/O, std::filesystem (C++17)

    Update [Mar 4, 2017] : Strings, stringstreams, enums, inheritance, polymorphism

    Update [Feb 25, 2017] : Source Code of existing topics added

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