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LearnCPlusPLus.org :: Give Me Your Inheritance!

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Hello C++ Developers,.

It’s another milestone at LearnCPlusPlus.org, we started to add posts about the basics of Artificial Intelligence Technologies. Last week had a lot of great subjects again! This week here we answer these questions,

  • What is Inheritance in C++?
  • What is a Base Class? What is a Derived Class?
  • What are Multilevel Classes?
  • How can we create Hierarchical Inheritance?
  • What is Hybrid Inheritance?
  • What does Ambiguity in Multiple Inheritance mean ?
  • What is Polymorphism in C++?

What does inheritance mean in Object-Orientated programming?

We keep adding Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) posts in the “Introduction to C++” section. We explain, in-depth, more details about Classes, Objects, and the great OOP features to use. Object-Oriented Programming has many advantages over procedural programming and it is the most characteristic feature of the C++ programming language. More details can improve your programming skills and it is nice to see why C++ Compiler is so great with those OOP features. This week we explained Inheritance.

Inheritance is one of the most important concepts in object-oriented C++ programming as in other features of Classes. Inheritance allows us to define a class in terms of another class, and it makes it easier to create and maintain an application. This also provides an opportunity to reuse the code functionality and fast implementation time. Inheritance implements the relationship between classes. For example, a rectangle is a kind of shape and an ellipse is a kind of shape,, etc.

Topics we pick this week

  • Learn about Polymorphism :: Pointers to Base Classes in C++
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Base Classes and Derived Classes
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Multilevel Inheritance
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Multiple Inheritance
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Hierarchical Inheritance
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Hybrid Inheritance
  • Learn C++ Inheritance :: Ambiguity in Multiple Inheritance

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About author

Dr. Yilmaz Yoru has 33+ years of coding with more than 30+ programming languages, mostly C++ on Windows, Android, Mac-OS, iOS, Linux, and other operating systems. He was born in 1974, Eskisehir-Turkey. He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Eskisehir Osmangazi University in 1997. One year later, he started to work in the same university as an assistant. He received his MSc and Ph.D. degrees from the same department of the same university. Since 2012, he is the founder and CEO of Esenja LLC Company. Some of his interests are Programming, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Artificial Intelligence. He also likes the graphical 2D & 3D design and high-end innovations. He has married, and he is a father of a son.
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