E42Strings01 – Using string to handle text in a natural way.
July 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDTPrepaid through Classes or Patreon, or buy here
The C++ language itself has very little support for strings. But for the last 20 years, the string class has been available. It’s part of the standard library since C++98.
There are a few things to know about the string class. Especially because it has some differences from other container classes in C++. This class will show you:
- How to create string instances and give them values.
- How to change strings to get new strings. Even if the new strings are longer than the originals.
- How to compare strings so you know which order the strings can be sorted.
- How to convert strings to and from numbers.
- How to find characters within strings. There are some things you need to be careful with here or you might not find what you expect. You’ll learn about a special value called npos.
- How to use strings to read input from cin and output to cout.
- How to access individual characters.
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