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C++ is often the language of choice for writing fast, powerful, and enterprise-class object-oriented programs, be it games or major commercial software applications. However, there's no two ways around it: C++ can be difficult to master. With this no-nonsense book, you will learn to conquer the latest version of the C++ language: C++11. The authors share real-world examples, decipher little-known features of C++, and reveal the significant changes to C++ that accompany the latest release. Ultimately, you'll discover programming methodologies, reusable design patterns, and good programming style that will increase the quality of your code and improve your programming efficiency.
Professional C++, 2nd Edition:
Offers detailed code examples that you can plug into your own code
Takes you on a technical tour of C++ and the STL, and explores the unusual and quirky aspects of this language
Exposes best practices for using the more advanced features of C++, including operator overloading, managing memory, writing templates, and writing multithreaded code
Discusses techniques for writing cross-language and cross-platform code
Teaches you the importance of code reuse as well as the nuances of writing readable C++ code
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Nicholas A. Solter is an application architect at ContextOptional, Inc., a social media advertising company.
Scott J. Kleper is cofounder and CTO of ContextOptional, Inc.
This beautifully written book with detailed explanations of all aspects of C++. My thanks to the authors.Published 13 months ago by Mykola
I am a professional software engineer and have been using C++ since the 90's. but the new C++11 has some stuff I haven't used. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brad Millman
I like the book as it deals with real problem scenarios. This does not fit for all C++ topics considering the language being so vast. Read morePublished on September 6, 2013 by rupanu
Although I have my reservations regarding this book, at the end of the day, it taught me how to use C++ (before reading I was new to the language). Read morePublished on July 2, 2013 by David
this textbook is perfect for me to say the least. thank you to the authors. I wish I could find another from them in software engineering and data structuresPublished on January 12, 2013 by edson
A book that I used as a reference for a long time. But attention, there are some small errors like the usage of "virtual"Published on January 7, 2013 by aliciawyy
I'm still at chapter 6 but so far, I rate it as the best book I've picked up on C++.Published on December 28, 2012 by Jorge Molongua Barleycorn