Recommendations for books covering new C++11/C++0x standard

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    Recommendations for books covering new C++11/C++0x standard

    Hello all. I've finally decided to stop being such a C zealot and really learn C++. I've been seeing a lot of the new features added in C++11 and was wondering if someone has any recommendations for a newer book covering these newer additions. Thanks in advance!

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    I am learning a lot from The C++ Annotations
    (This mainly focuses on readers from a C background)

    (..I'd be interested to see if a book solely focusing on C++11 is available)
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    As far as I know, there are no real books doing any reasonable coverage of C++11 features. There are a few "for pay" articles and self-released books from good developers, but they aren't great for teaching C++ as they focus exclusively on new features, how reliable those features are, and where those features are available.

    That said, happily, you don't need a "newer book covering these newer additions". Virtually all of those features extend, rather than replace, existing C++ features, and most of the existing features are widely implemented correctly. You need "Accelerated C++"; it does a great job of building a foundation in C++ and the standard library that you would need to use those new features.

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    Wikipedia also covers it pretty well. Good luck learning C++11, lurkers out there!
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    Ashamedly, that's pretty much how I've been learning the C++11 features so far.

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    Wrox Press Professional C++

    I have this book, and it gives pretty good coverage to the new features. it came out in october, 2011.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkvis View Post
    Wrox Press Professional C++

    I have this book, and it gives pretty good coverage to the new features. it came out in october, 2011.
    Just what I was looking for. Reasonably priced for the cash-strapped student too. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Epy View Post
    Hello all. I've finally decided to stop being such a C zealot and really learn C++. I've been seeing a lot of the new features added in C++11 and was wondering if someone has any recommendations for a newer book covering these newer additions. Thanks in advance!
    Scott Meyers has published his presentation material here:

    Overview of the New C++ (C++11)

    I'm still learning the basics of C++, so I haven't really looked into it yet. This part is very interesting to me though:

    Free updates for life: You are entitled to free updates to the materials as long as Scott produces them. Major revisions are included, so you won't have to pay again later for a "new edition."
    In addition to the Wrox Press Professional C++ book that was mentioned, there is also the 6th edition of C++ Primer Plus that contains C++11 content.
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