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Old 03-27-2004, 03:58 PM   #1
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Good C++ book?


Does anyone know a -GOOD- book to learn C++?

I know how to code using PHP and other website languages, and at one point I was starting to use C++. But I want to REALLY get into C++ programming, so I am just looking for a book that can teach me alot - and maybe deals with programming in linux too ;-)
 
Old 03-27-2004, 04:05 PM   #2
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not a book but a tutorial, its a little bit out of date so some of the io stuff is wrong, but the concepts are all there and thats whats really important.

for linux programming i would reccomend this and this
 
Old 03-27-2004, 04:46 PM   #3
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Also, there's Thinking in C++, two volumes, available for free.
 
Old 03-27-2004, 05:49 PM   #4
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There is a tutorial that expands a bit on why you want to learn object-oriented programming and what it buys you, in addition to teaching the language.

http://www.phenix.bnl.gov/~purschke/...BNL/index.html

It comes with code snippets that you can compile and run and see for yourself. (I admit that I am the author... I had some good feedback about it. Give it a spin). It's not really OS-specific but it's all developed and tried on Linux.

mlp
 
Old 03-28-2004, 08:37 PM   #5
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check out
http://cprogramming.com/
and
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/
I think all published books suck when you are first learning.
Once you have experience any book becomes a friend/reference.
You need to start by searching about C/C++/C# on the net.
If you want excelerated learning nothing beats taking a class.
here is a c reference card
http://www.weycrest.co.uk/informatio...C_Ref_Card.pdf
here are some advanced topics
http://malun1.mala.bc.ca:8080/~wesse...es/topics.html
and some more reference
http://www.cppreference.com/index.html
not trying to sound cliche, but
practice practice practice.

Book rating by X
1(poor)-5(amazing)

deitel and deitel c++ how to program 4 edition
(3) beginner

C++ for buisness programming john d molluzo
(2) beginner

Jamsa's C/C++/C# programmers bible
(3) intermediate

c++ Plus Data Structures
(3) intermediate-advanced

C++ program design
(3) intermediate

Programming and problem solving with c++
(3) intermediate

Engineering Problem Solving with C
(2) intermediate

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Old 03-29-2004, 02:38 PM   #6
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Practical C++
 
Old 03-30-2004, 04:00 PM   #7
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One of the best C++ books I think is Accelerated C++ by Koenig and Moo I think you should take a look at it.
 
Old 03-30-2004, 06:46 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by wapcaplet
Also, there's Thinking in C++, two volumes, available for free.
I recommend those books also. If you already know some C++, and other languages, Accelerated C++ might be a good choice. I picked it up and it was pretty tough for me because I realy only knew C, and Thinking in C++ is the better book for someone with my experience.
 
Old 03-30-2004, 06:49 PM   #9
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for tons of tutorials, go to http://www.neonostalgic.com/neo and go to the C languages page.

Last edited by Chris Weimer; 03-30-2004 at 06:52 PM.
 
Old 04-04-2004, 03:24 PM   #10
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I just purchased another good book.

The Complete Reference
C Fourth Edition

It is on C and not C++.

On my prior rating system it ranks a 4.
Very inexpensive 39.99usd.

my ratings involve content, organization, and price.

it does have one fall back.
none of the code is highlighted, but i love the way they organized it.

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Old 04-16-2004, 10:36 PM   #11
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I just purchased a new C book.
C & Data Structures
P.S. Deshpande and O.G. Kakde
I wanted to get some opinions on it.
I have found numerous incosistancies in it.
Errors in the editing.
I read portions on topics I already have a good understanding, and I felt as if the editor didn't even read it for errors.
I found three errors within 5 minutes of reading.
I'm in no way an english major.
I know bad and worst english, but this book left details out.
It starts to explain a point, and then it looks as if the printer just skipped information. Did anyone else read this book.
I want to know if this is just me, or is this a poorly written 1st edition? It does have a good broad collection of topics.
But I believe that the fact that it is a first edition is why I found so many errors. I'm not out for trashing books, but I do want to know if this is common in all of the first edition distrobution, or am I just the lucky one that got the book when the printer was going out.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 11:09 AM   #12
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If you're going to be programming in Linux and want to learn a C laguage I would start with the C language, not C++ since the vast majority of Linux's code is written in C. Also starting with C and then moving to C++ is a much more logical decision since C is C++'s natural ancestor.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 01:45 PM   #13
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Stroustrup: The C++ Programming Language

Stroustrup developed the language.

Stanley Lippman: C++ Primer

Lippman studied under Stroustrup. I have never found a better book by any author on any language. Lippman's C++ Primer is an untouchable classic.
 
Old 04-30-2004, 11:32 PM   #14
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http://accu.org/bookreviews/public/r...structures.htm
http://accu.org/bookreviews/public/r...algorithms.htm
http://accu.org/bookreviews/public/index.htm
 
  


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