good c++ learning resource

Matthew Hawkins matt at
Fri Feb 22 13:42:55 EST 2002

On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Ben.Westgarth at wrote:
> I would like to get a good book on learning c++ (obviously geared towards
> programming on a *nix platform). Does anyone have any recommendations? I have
> experience in java and the usual range of web languages, but I would like to
> extend my skills.

I recommend "The C++ Programming Language" by Bjarne Stroustrup.  Yes,
it's pretty heavy but if you're already familiar with programming that
should not pose a problem.  The book is published by Addison-Wesley.


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