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    Hello,

    I am new to programming and want to learn C++. I have seen many great software applications written in it and want to learn it. I will be using the tutorials here and taking two college classes in C++. But are there any good books for beginners to C++ and to programming in general?

    Thank you.

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    Refer to the "C++ Book Recommendations" thread that has been stickied.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bjarne Stroustrup (2000-10-14)
    I get maybe two dozen requests for help with some sort of programming or design problem every day. Most have more sense than to send me hundreds of lines of code. If they do, I ask them to find the smallest example that exhibits the problem and send me that. Mostly, they then find the error themselves. "Finding the smallest program that demonstrates the error" is a powerful debugging tool.
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    I bought a book while I was a begginer call C++ Without Fear and was very good. I would highly recommend it.

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