[hcs-d] learning C++
Leonardo de Nevi
ldenevi at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Apr 6 12:55:51 EDT 2011
Yeah, I'm with Greg.
Pretty much any book written by Bjarne Stroustrup is good. I learned
from some book published in the late '80s. Then I got better reading
this book: The C++ Programming Language
On 4/6/2011 12:48 PM, Greg Brockman wrote:
> I learned C++ from the 1990 edition of the Annotated C++ Reference
> Manual (http://www.amazon.com/Annotated-C-Reference-Manual/dp/0201514591).
> It's not for everyone. It's probably not for most people in fact -
> it's really an implementor's guide. But it also goes through the
> language semantics, design decisions (including pointing out those
> where C++ chose wrongly), and gives implementation hints for things
> like inheritance. The biggest downside is that, being a language
> reference, it has no information on the STL.
> I feel that most "learn a new language" books I've read try to teach
> both the language *and* general programming at the same time - but at
> some point, you really just want the former. Highly recommend this
> book to anyone who is looking for the former to an extreme.
> - gdb
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Julia Winn<jwinn at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> reply all please!
>> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Robert Nishihara
>> <robertnishihara at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Anyone know of a good C++ book or of a good way of learning C++?
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