Pren was introduced to computers by his high-school physics teacher in the 60's, and he's been immersed in C and its descendants since day one. Programming at the famous Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, consulting for telecommunications companies, teaching extension courses at UCLA, he's seen the language through all its permutations, and he knows it inside-out. Now, you can take advantage of his extensive knowledge and teaching ability in this C++ book.
This book has a comprehensive index, clear type and half-tone illustrations, whose text is very easy to read.
My past experience is in coding programs in C# and Java, so this book was a useful way for me to learn a new computer language.
This is a great book if you are looking to learn the how to use Microsoft C++ in Visual Studio 2008 environment.
This book is great for those who already know another language. I picked this up after learning java in a CS course in college. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sean Wilson
This book is a practical way to learn how to write C and C++ programs. My past experience is in coding programs in C# and Java, so this book was a useful way for me to learn a new... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marvin Schneider
The exercises are good, easy to follow and reinforce skills learned in the chapter. Examples build off each other. Read morePublished 19 months ago by C. L. Nunley
Murach's C++ 2008 is very lacking, esspecially compared his C++ 2005.
NOTHING in there on using data bases, and very light on using winddows forms CLI programming. Read more
To start off I really have come to love the way Murach writes their books. One page is text and the adjoining are/is the syntax along with examples. Read morePublished on March 22, 2012 by CodeMonkeyJunkie
Recently I selected the Murach C++ 2008 textbook to replace an older textbook used
in a High School Intro to C++ programming class that I have taught for 10 years. Read more
I have seldom come across a book that so clearly and simply explains difficult concepts. When going through it, one feels they are being spoon fed concepts that would otherwise... Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by Babak Sapir
This book was chosen for the class I am taking because it has a 5 star rating. I find this book extremely frustrating to use, the code has no comments, and as I am enduring it,... Read morePublished on October 4, 2010 by K. Stevens
[copied from my review on amazon.co.uk]
Yes, I believe C++2008 is a new language. It is based on the old favourite, C++, but sits atop the . Read more