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Old 03-12-2004, 09:48 AM   #1
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Good C++ tutorial which works for linux?


I am search of a good c++ tutorial which works for gcc in linux,
and not doing all the MS Visual C++ Code which gcc (likely) doesn`t

Do you know any good source, I am really hot to learn it

I have searched the web before, but there are thousands of tuts,
and I dont want to waste the time on a bad tutorial...

Old 03-12-2004, 10:41 AM   #2
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C++ is C++ everywhere . What can happens is, that sometimes, some headers are shipped with one compiler that is not shipped with another one. At the top of my head, I'd say conio.h that has, among many others, the function getch(). That will only work with DOS compilers as Borland, DevC, Visual C++. What you can do is to get started anyway. When something does not work, then try to find a work around for it. There won't be many problems though. The important is to have a good understanding of the language first, I believe. Here are some very cool tutorials:

For g++ usage, you can simply do:

g++ -o <executable name> <yourSource.cpp>

To run your applications, do:

./ <executable name>

That would work with most basic programs since, at least at the beginning, you won't be linking libraries and stuff

Good luck!
Old 03-12-2004, 10:59 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply.

The thing is, I have been programming a lot of PHP before, so it is not quite hard to migrate... at least not for the basic functions.

What I am interested most are the "advanced" functions of C++, cause the basic
is not hard to learn...

I`ll check the links out, thanks

Old 03-12-2004, 11:18 AM   #4
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Cool And I'm trying to learn php...ghehe. Well, anyway, those tuts has some advanced stuff. I cannot remember if they go up to classes as well, but probably they do .

Good luck mate!
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Old 03-13-2004, 01:53 PM   #6
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Originally posted by aaa
I totally agree with aaa, I was actually using that book just before I read your post. It is AWESOME when it comes to learning things that are more indepth. The ONLY downside is that a lot of the code is in C and not C++ (although there are examples using C++). So you need to have a basic understanding of C in order to understand what they are using (and when I say basic, a VERY basic understanding will do).



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