Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++, 3rd Ed (Addison-Wesley Professional)
Wednesday, 08 May 2024

In this book Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++, lays out the fundamental principles of programming and the practical skills needed for programming in the real world. This book is written to help you to understand what it means for code to be beautiful, to help you to master the principles of creating such code, and to build up the practical skills to create it.

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Author: Bjarne Stroustrup
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Date: April 2024
Pages: 656
ISBN: 978-0138308681
Print: 0138308683
Kindle: B0CW1HXMH3
Audience: Would-be C++ programmers
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: C/C++

The book:

  • Assumes that your aim is to eventually write programs that are good enough for others to use and maintain
  • Focuses on fundamental concepts and techniques, rather than on obscure language-technical details
  • Is an introduction to programming in general, including procedural, object-oriented, and generic programming, rather than just an introduction to a programming language
  • Covers both contemporary high-level techniques and the lower-level techniques needed for efficient use of hardware
  • Will give you a solid foundation for writing useful, correct, type-safe, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Is primarily designed for people who have never programmed before, but even seasoned programmers have found previous editions useful as an introduction to more effective concepts and techniques
  • Covers a wide range of essential concepts, design and programming techniques, language features, and libraries
  • Uses contemporary C++ (C++20 and C++23)
  • Covers the design and use of both built-in types and user-defi ned types, complete with input, output, computation, and simple graphics/GUI
  • Offers an introduction to the C++ standard library containers and algorithms

For recommendations of C and C++ books see Top Choice C and C++ Books  in our Programmer's Bookshelf section.


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