Re: a great C++ book?

From: Oliver Xymoron (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 13:25:10 EST

On Mon, 31 Dec 2001, samson swanson wrote:

> hello again,
> i ask this group because i trust in your intellect.
> For a beginner to C++ what is your favorite book? A
> book that goes in depth of teaching the language.
> remeber i am a beginner, new to c++.

If you already know C well, Bjarne Stroustrup's "The C++ Programming
Language" is decent. If not, start with Kernighan and Ritchie's "The C
Programming Language". Put the two next to each other and you might gain
some insight into the creeping horror that modern C++ has become.

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