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Class Templates

  • Ivor Horton


You learned about templates that the compiler uses to create functions back in Chapter 8; this chapter is about templates the compiler can use to create classes. Class templates are a powerful mechanism for generating new class types automatically. A significant portion of the Standard Library is built entirely on the ability to define templates, particularly the Standard Template Library, which includes many class and function templates.


Assignment Operator Function Member Node Object Function Template Template Parameter 
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  • Ivor Horton
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  1. 1.WAUnited Kingdom

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