Classes and Objects with friends

Goal

Enhance Date function with friend and operator methods

Steps

1. Start with the Date class. A copy is here : DateClass


2. Add a friend function "bool Equals(Date a, Date b)" that returns true if the dates are equal

3. Can we do arithmetic with dates?

  • Days between to dates?
  • Add days to date to get new date
  • check if a date is real
  • what about leap year?
Algorithms on computing years with leap year: LeapYear

Algorithms converted to friend functions: link

Complete Code from class: https://repl.it/@JimSkon/DateExample-2
Add a friend function "Date Add(Date d, int i) " that adds an integer i days to Date, and returns that date.
Add a operator "==" if the two are equal.
Add a "-" operator that subtracts two Dates, returning the number of days between.


This topic: SCMP118 > Main > Fall2017 > Lab7Startup
Topic revision: r6 - 2019-11-05 - JimSkon
 
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