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Beginning Programming with C++ for Dummies

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An ideal starting point to get a strong grasp of the fundamentals of C++ C++ is an object-oriented programming language commonly adopted by would-be programmers. This book explores the basic development concepts and techniques of C++ and explains the "how" and "why" of C++ programming from the ground up.

You'll discover what goes into creating a program, as well as how to p
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ebook, 456 pages
Published July 20th 2010 by For Dummies (first published July 8th 2010)
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Brian
May 04, 2014 Brian rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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If you're interested in learning to code C++ but you aren't sure where to start (like me a few weeks ago), I hope my review can help you decide whether this book will help you or not.

First, you need to take your needs into account. Stephen Davis (the author) isn't great at explaining concepts to people like me, but he might be just fine for you.

I am a person who always has a ton of questions and I often find cursory explanations to be unsatisfying. Stephen regularly marginalized things that I fe
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Daniel Messer
This is a book I'll be perusing and skimming through. I have almost zero interest in software development anymore. I've been there, done that, things got about 600 times more complicated and then I decided I'd be better off doing something else rather than swearing at my code and drinking far too much coffee.

So after I'm done, don't expect that I'll be a guru on things C++!

Edit: Yup. After reading this I'm 100% certain that I no longer want to do much of anything with software development anymor
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Anton Antonov
Nov 25, 2015 Anton Antonov rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A good intro book, that doesn't require any programming knowledge beforehand.
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