By Allen I. Holub
I virtually handed in this e-book as a result of a few of the unfavourable experiences.
Okay, it's no Code entire, yet this booklet is an absolute gem. i've been programming C++ for roughly 6 years now (VB clients be darned, it really is my favourite programming language, interval) and that i used to be surprised how a lot I agreed with this author's suggestion.
Yeah, I realized much from Scott Meyers' canonical "Effective" books. yet what i admire approximately this publication is that it's a no-nonsense, in-your-face, tell-it-like-it-is ebook that i believe is key for these wet-behind-the-ears C++ programmers (or these whiners who declare that C++ is simply too hard).
It will most likely piss off loads of home windows programmers in addition to he's a bit of anti-Microsoft. even though, i'm basically a MFC programmer and
what he says approximately MFC (earlier variants) and home windows programming more often than not is de facto right.
This e-book is a needs to for each beginner C/C++ programmer. The skilled C/C++ programmers will most likely let you know that they be aware of all approximately this, so so much of them will supply it a cross. in spite of the fact that, as a skilled C++ programmer, i believe that they're creating a mistake. they should get this booklet at the shelf in addition.
At the very least they could mortgage it to the rookies.
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