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Thinking in C++ Vol 2
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1 14239 06-10-2004
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100% of reviewers $35.00 10.0
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Description: This is the second volume in the thinking in c++ series
Keywords: thinking c++ volume bruce eckel chuck allison
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0-13-035-313-2


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Old 06-10-2004, 08:13 AM   #1
yelo
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: Debian Unstable
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: $35.00 | Rating: 10

Pros: Written with a very clean style, and attention to detail
Cons: Thinner cover than most paperbacks, and not quite so good as a reference



Why I like this book:

-Avaliable online for free
-What he covers is some things that most people have a harder time grasping when they first learn the language - 100+ pages devoted to templates, etc.
-A lot of info for the price
-Exemplary accuracy - I haven't found 1 typo in the example programs


What I dislike about this book

-Cover design not so good as volume 1
-Thin cover - feels cheap
-Written with Word XP
-Font used is harder on my eyes than some books(obviously because they used some m$ font ;) )
-Due to the tutorial style of this book, I might have to look through a bit more fluff to get an answer if used as a reference

However, most of the dislikes, although there are a few, are really very small problems,and I would still HIGHLY recommend this book

you can get the book for free from www.MindView.net - that's his website, and he meant it to be free

note that after reading it onscreen for awhile, you will probably find yourself wanting the book in printed form, as I did, so beware if you are short on cash...
 




  



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