Opinions on Reading Material.
I'm going to buy a book on C++, but I haven't decided what aspect of C++ yet, or anythign else for that matter, I was at chapters today, only to get lost in a sea of C++ books.
Can someone give me a reccomendation on a book (under $75 Canadian) which covers one of the following topics, basics to advanced console programming; Game programming with DirectX; or Windows programming. I really have no idea which is good reading, which is bad, what to look for, etc.
Depends on your level of understanding
If you have some knowledge of C++, you might consider getting a book that covers windows. I personaly have a book called SAMS Teach Yourself Visual C++ (some people say don't buy this book). It has helped me ALOT! I also have 2 different colege books that cover consol programming. They have helped me get the basics down of C++. And then my refference section of 7 books. Microsoft Visual C++ Reference(5 books), Visual C++ Core Language (Little Black Book), and finaly Debugging Visual C++ Windows (More on catching/preventing buggs).