An easy introduction to programming for beginners using Linux and GNU C++ Over 200 C++ programs for you to try, each illustrating important ideas and techniques. Harness the power of C++ with the GNU Compiler Collection - included with the Raspbian operating system or available to download for Ubuntu users. Super-clean code that runs up to 60 times faster than Python. Ideal for GCSE, A-level or undergraduate study. Chapter 1: Getting things up and running. Chapter 2: Writing simple code. Chapter 3: Data-types and values. Chapter 4: Keyboard input and screen output. Chapter 5: Using operators to process data. Chapter 6: Making decisions. Chapter 7: Repetition using loops. Chapter 8: Characters and text strings. Chapter 9: Arrays of data. Chapter 10: Functions. Chapter 11: Files of data. Chapter 12: Structures, pointers and memory. Chapter 13: Objects and classes. End of chapter summaries, exercises and answers are included. Screenshots, explanations and diagrams throughout to help you understand new ideas and to show you how each program works. Appendices of useful information at the back of the book to help you write and debug your own C++ programs, including: ASCII codes, C++ reserved words, how to find common errors, useful Linux commands and compiler options, common ANSI colour codes, how to view programs as assembly source and machine code, glossary of terms. Learn more about important computing topics along the way, including: compilers, low-level code, binary, hexadecimal, overflow, memory, sorting and searching, searching. Ideal for Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists, students or teachers. No prior knowledge of programming necessary. If you have previously tried any programming in Python or any other language, this is an ideal next step... you'll be surprised at how fast simple programs can be executed by your Raspberry Pi. Full speed ahead!