Inheritance and Polymorphism in C++

Intermediate
2m 14s
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This lesson is designed to enhance your object-oriented programming skills by focusing on two concepts: inheritance and polymorphism. We'll cover the key concepts and then put them to practice with a couple of demo projects towards the end of the lesson.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about base classes and derived classes and how they are related
  • Understand how different base classes can be used to control how derived classes inherit data and behaviors from their base classes
  • Understand the fundamentals of polymorphism
  • Learn about enumerated types in C++

Intended Audience

  • Beginner coders, new to C++
  • Developers looking to upskill by adding C++ to their CV
  • College students and anyone studying C++

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of C++.

 

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