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Best C++ Books

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Best C++ Books
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The C++ Programming Language
Bjarne Stroustrup - 2013-05-19 (first published in 1986)
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The new C++11 standard allows programmers to express ideas more clearly, simply, and directly, and to write faster, more efficient code. Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++, has reorganized, extended, and completely rewritten his definitive reference and tutorial for programmers who want to use C++ most effectively. "The...
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Effective Modern C++
42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C++11 and C++14
Scott Meyers - 2014-12-04
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Coming to grips with C++11 and C++14 is more than a matter of familiarizing yourself with the features they introduce (e.g., auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and concurrency support). The challenge is learning to use those features effectively--so that your software is correct, efficient, maintainable, and portable. That'...
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C++ Primer
Stanley B. Lippman - 2005-02-23 (first published in 1989)
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" C++ Primer is well known as one of the best books for learning C++ and is useful for C++ programmers of all skill levels. This Fourth Edition not only keeps this tradition alive, it actually improves on it."--Steve Vinoski, Chief Engineer, Product Innovation, IONA Technologies" The Primer really brings this large and complex language down to size...
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Effective C++
55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (Professional Computing)
Scott Meyers - 2005-05-21 (first published in 1991)
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The Barnes & Noble ReviewSince early in the 90s, working C++ programmers have relied on Scott Meyers s Effective C++ to dramatically improve their skills. But the state-of-the-art has moved forward dramatically since Meyers last updated this book in 1997. (For instance, there s now STL. Design patterns. Even new functionality being added through TR...
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Principles and Practice Using C++ (2nd Edition)
Bjarne Stroustrup - 2014-05-25
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An Introduction to Programming by the Inventor of C++"Preparation for Programming in the Real World"The book assumes that you aim eventually to write non-trivial programs, whether for work in software development or in some other technical field. "Focus on Fundamental Concepts and Techniques"The book explains fundamental concepts and techniques in ...
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Accelerated C++
Practical Programming by Example
Andrew Koenig - 2000-08-13
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Want to learn how to program in C++ immediately? Want to start writing better, more powerful C++ programs today? Accelerated C++'s uniquely modern approach will help you learn faster and more fluently than you ever believed possible. Based on the authors' intensive summer C++ courses at Stanford University, Accelerated C++ covers virtually every co...
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C++ Concurrency in Action
Anthony Williams - 2019-02-10 (first published in 2009)
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C++ 11 delivered strong support for multithreaded applications, and the subsequent C++14 and 17 updates have built on this baseline. C++ has better options for concurrency than ever before, which means it's an incredibly powerful option for multicore and parallel applications.This bestseller has been updated and revised to cover all the latest chan...
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C Programming Language
Brian W. Kernighan - 1988-03-31 (first published in 1978)
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This book is meant to help the reader learn how to program in C. It is the definitive reference guide, now in a second edition. Although the first edition was written in 1978, it continues to be a worldwide best-seller. This second edition brings the classic original up to date to include the ANSI standard. From the Preface: We have tried to retain...
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A Tour of C++
Bjarne Stroustrup - 2018-07-09 (first published in 2013)
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In A Tour of C++, Second Edition, Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, describes what constitutes modern C++. This concise, self-contained guide covers most major language features and the major standard-library components--not, of course, in great depth, but to a level that gives programmers a meaningful overview of the language, some key exampl...
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Effective STL
50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of the Standard Template Library
Scott Meyers - 2001-06-15
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C++'s Standard Template Library is revolutionary, but until now, learning to use it well has been a challenge. In this book, best-selling author Scott Meyers exposes critical rules of thumb experts use to get the most out of STL. Using the same clear, concise approach that made Effective C++ so successful, he shows developers exactly how to unravel...
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Modernes C++ Design by Andrei Alexandrescu
Exceptional C++ by Herb Sutter
C++ Templates by David Vandevoorde
C++ FAQs by Marshall P. Cline by
C++ Template Metaprogramming by David Abrahams
Beyond the C++ Standard Library by Bj\xf6rn Karlsson
The Design and Evolution of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup
More Exceptional C++ by Herb Sutter
C++ All-in-One For Dummies by John Paul Mueller
C++17 STL Cookbook by Jacek Galowicz
Discovering Modern C++ by Peter Gottschling
Design Patterns by Erich Gamma
Exceptional C++ Style by Herb Sutter
Mastering the C++17 STL by Arthur O'Dwyer
Absolute Beginner's Guide to C by Greg Perry
Modern C++ Programming Cookbook by Marius Bancila
Beginning C++ Through Game Programming by Michael Dawson
C++ Programming by D. S. Malik
Head First C by David Griffiths
Professional C++ by Marc Gregoire
C++ Standard Library, The by Nicolai M Josuttis
Inside the C++ Object Model by Stanley B. LippmanPaperback by
C How to Program by Paul J. Deitel
C++ Programming by D. S. Malik
The C++ Standard Template Library by P. J. Plauger