This book provides a highly readable introduction to C++ programming for beginning business programmers. It guides readers through complete and clear descriptions of sample programs, with a wealth of exercises included along the way to help reinforce the important points of each chapter. Throughout the text, a strong emphasis is placed on business applications, rather than those in mathematics or computing. Part I (Basic C++) covers the procedural parts of C++. Part II (Object-Oriented Concepts and Programming) introduces object-oriented ideas through the built-in string class. Part III (Object-Oriented Programming) explores the essential object-oriented ideas through inheritance and polymorphism. For beginning programmers using C++ for business.