Symbian OS Explained: Effective C++ Programming for Smartphones (Paperback)

Jo Stichbury

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2005-01-04
  • 售價: $1,200
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 392
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470021306
  • ISBN-13: 9780470021309
  • 相關分類: C++ 程式語言

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This book explains the key features of Symbian OS and will help you to write effective C++ code. It focuses on aspects of good C++ style that apply particularly to Symbian OS.

21 items are used to target particular aspects of the operating system and provide a simple and straightforward exploration of coding fundamentals. Using example code and descriptions of best practice to deconstruct Symbian OS, the items guide you to what you should and should not do (and why), pointing out commonly-made mistakes along the way.

Technologies covered include:

  • client-server architecture
  • descriptors and dynamic containers
  • active objects, threads and processes
  • leaves, cleanup stack and 2-phase construction
  • thin templates, good API design, memory optimization, debug and test macros
  • the ECOM plug-in framework

Symbian OS Explained can be read cover-to-cover or dipped into as a reference that will improve your code style when programming with Symbian OS.


Table of Contents:


About This Book.

Author Biography.

Author’s Acknowledgments.

Symbian Press Acknowledgments.

Innovation Through Openness.

Item 1: Class name conventions on Symbian OS.

Item 2: Leaves – Symbian OS Exceptions.

Item 3: The cleanup stack.

Item 4: Two-phase construction.

Item 5: Descriptors – Symbian OS strings.

Item 6: Good descriptor style.

Item 7: Dynamic arrays and buffers.

Item 8: Event-driven multitasking using active objects.

Item 9: Active objects under the hood.

Item 10: Symbian OS threads and processes.

Item 11: The client-server framework in theory.

Item 12: The client-server framework in practice.

Item 13: Binary types.

Item 14: ECOM.

Item 15: Panics.

Item 16: Bug detection using ASSERTs.

Item 17: Debug macros and test classes.

Item 18: Compatibility.

Item 19: Thin templates.

Item 20: Expose a comprehensive and comprehensible API.

Item 21: Good code style.