good c++ learning resource

Anthony Wesley awesley at
Fri Feb 22 14:13:34 EST 2002

Matthew Hawkins wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Matt

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