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CoffeCat
06-17-2012, 06:54 AM
Im sure there is ton of such questions and answers, but i wanted to see if there are any new books or maybe upcoming good ones.
A brand new questions and answers about it.

Please, see my knowledge in C++ simple mini game, here -
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/cplusplus-programming/148860-mini-game-please-feedback-code-design.html

What paper book would you recomend me? I want to get the most good and pro habits as possible.
Im looking for book couse lately i cant concentrate on reading from the PC but meanwhile im looking for some IT book from the school.

I think a book will be better for learning the language and i wanna try it, will be helpfull for feature too.

Share your best books you readed while learning C++ or reading it now, that is good.

phantomotap
06-17-2012, 12:30 PM
O_o

"New" doesn't mean "Better".

Soma



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manasij7479
06-17-2012, 12:37 PM
I'm wating for the release of the 4th edition of the TC++PL .
(And I really plan to read it, not keep in a showcase !)

phantomotap
06-17-2012, 12:47 PM
And I really plan to read it, not keep in a showcase !

I strongly advise against it. It is dense. It has a lot of bad formatting. (They didn't fix most of this for the first three editions.) It has bad illustrations. It uses some classic flawed design claims in the bits about designing classes. (They didn't fix this so far either.)

Stroustrup may be a genius, and he may be a great academic writer, but he is an absolutely terrible textbook writer.

It isn't nearly as good a book to learn from as dozens of others if what you want to know is C++ programming.

If you want to learn about C++ (as opposed to learning to program in C++) then go ahead and read it.

Soma

manasij7479
06-17-2012, 12:59 PM
I strongly advise against it. It is dense. It has a lot of bad formatting. (They didn't fix most of this for the first three editions.) It has bad illustrations. It uses some classic flawed design claims in the bits about designing classes. (They didn't fix this so far either.)

Stroustrup may be a genius, and he may be a great academic writer, but he is an absolutely terrible textbook writer.


Didn't know that.
Assumed otherwise from the numerous good reviews of the 3rd edition.

Btw, I read parts of his "Design and Evolution" book.
That style wasn't so dense, I think; quite refreshing, rather. (Thats why I though I'd get this, when released )
Why couldn't he have written this in the same way ?

phantomotap
06-17-2012, 01:11 PM
Assumed otherwise from the numerous good reviews of the 3rd edition.

A great resource is not the same thing as a great textbook.

Besides, some people would have you believe "C for Dummies" or "C++ in 24 Hours" are good books for learning their materials.

Soma

CoffeCat
06-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Thanks Soma.
Will wait some more, but those seems popular.

PS: So expensive :(