The C++ Programming Language
More than three-quarters of a million programmers have benefited from this book in all of its editions
Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, this is the world's most trusted and widely read book on C++.
For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard library exception safety (also available at www.research.att.com/~bs/) have been added. The result is complete, authoritative coverage of the C++ language, its standard library, and key design techniques
And as a reference, this works very well. Those already familiar with object-oriented compiled languages will have little difficulty absorbing this. The material is nearly unique among programming manuals, inasmuch as we get Stroustrop's perspective not only on effective and efficient techniques, but also some of the rationale explaining how and why C++ conventions are as they are. The c...more
It succeeds in being a useful reference to this heavily-used language. The author, though, doesn't have the wit of the earlier authors and some attempts seem forced. Also, this is a much larger language. Part of why the earlier book was so thin was that the language itself was rather small and depended on librari...more
I have one of the older editions, 2nd I think. Best book I've seen for someone who already knows a bit of c/c++ and looking to go further into the language and get more out of it. Even though I don't program much in C++ recently I am unduly excited about the 4th edition, which should include C++11, and have already pre-ordered it on amazon. I mention that to demonstrate in what esteem I hold this book and how much I appreciated what it taught be about C++.
This book is not good for learning to pr...more
It is worth noting that if you're looking for a book that serves as an introduction to the language, stay well clear from this an...more
There are other books for better coverage of t...more
the best..Author is my personalized GOD !
Well, I stick to my review more firmly now that I have almost completed (only once) this super-genius work.
To be more specific about the book:
The book is source of almost everything you might want to know about the C++ or probably insight of everything to what one programming language has to offer. Although book is comprehensive, it is not a book made for you, if you are just s...more
That said, this book was incredible. I don't know why this wasn't required reading as part of my college education. All the rest of my textbooks should have...more
It's nice to see a book focused on teaching a programming language, rather than one that tries to teach you programming, too. I think these are very different concepts & should have different books, an...more
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