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    where do i get started

    Should i start learning c++ using the c++ programming language book, which was written by the creator of c++, should i use the tutorial on this forum or should i read jumping into c++, the book on this forum, written by alex allain?
    How can i completely learn c++?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro Tensai View Post
    How can i completely learn c++?
    do you have 10 years?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkvis View Post
    do you have 10 years?
    ??????????????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro Tensai View Post
    Should i start learning c++ using the c++ programming language book, which was written by the creator of c++, should i use the tutorial on this forum or should i read jumping into c++, the book on this forum, written by alex allain?
    How can i completely learn c++?
    Can someone please answer these questions?

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    the tutorials on this forum will give you a great start. any book in the book recommendations thread will get you even further. to "completely learn" C++ takes a very long time. I've been doing it off and on for over 15 years, and I've been doing it full time at my job for 5 years, and I still wouldn't say I completely know the language.

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    Do not even think of using think book book by that creator of C++ it is not suitable for a beginner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkvis View Post
    do you have 10 years?
    IMHO, ten years is not enough. I've yet to encounter anyone who knows C++ completely.
    Right 98% of the time, and don't care about the other 3%.

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    I think it actually depends on how interested someone is.You can learn most of the language within a short time if you are really interested and you are not doing it so as to get employment or material gain. It needs dedication.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkvis View Post
    the tutorials on this forum will give you a great start. any book in the book recommendations thread will get you even further. to "completely learn" C++ takes a very long time. I've been doing it off and on for over 15 years, and I've been doing it full time at my job for 5 years, and I still wouldn't say I completely know the language.
    Thank you very much. In which order do i need to learn/read what you recommend?

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    Get a book per Elkvis' recommendation. Start at chapter 1. Read the text, highlight, take notes. Type out each example, and do all of the exercises. If you don't understand something, spend some time thinking about it and practicing it until it starts to make sense. When you get further along, it wouldn't hurt to go back and fill in any gaps in your knowledge by re-reading and making sure you understand all of the concepts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matticus View Post
    Get a book per Elkvis' recommendation. Start at chapter 1. Read the text, highlight, take notes. Type out each example, and do all of the exercises. If you don't understand something, spend some time thinking about it and practicing it until it starts to make sense. When you get further along, it wouldn't hurt to go back and fill in any gaps in your knowledge by re-reading and making sure you understand all of the concepts.
    I like the 3rd post on this page, by daved: C++ Book Recommendations
    In which order do i need to read the books recommended in the 3rd post?
    2nd: I also like the 2nd post on this page. Is The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference by Nicolai M. Josuttis the same as, or nearly the same as:
    ISO+IEC+14882-2011?
    Do u think i will need to read ISO+IEC+14882-2011? It looks like a nightmare!
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    I figured out i will have to read them in the sequence they are explained, i will start learning within 3 months, i hope. Can i program hardware with c++?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro Tensai View Post
    ??????????????????
    He means that you have to get EXPERIENCE to learn it completely...and he is something more than right

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro Tensai
    Is The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference by Nicolai M. Josuttis the same as, or nearly the same as:
    ISO+IEC+14882-2011?
    A tutorial and reference to the C++ standard library is very different from the C++ standard itself.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro Tensai
    Do u think i will need to read ISO+IEC+14882-2011? It looks like a nightmare!
    Not yet.
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    what is the latest edition of accelerated c++? I've got myself the pdf, but i don't know which edition it is. As a matter of fact, i don't know how many editions of this books exist. Can someone please answer this question?

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