December 27th, 2004, 05:44
If you are wanting to learn C++ you might want to check out Ivor Horton's Beginning ANSI C++ published by Apress. This is the book that got me through my last C++ class. The book we had was very bland and when dealing with Pointers and References (Some say are the "Rites of Passage" to C++) , it was explained with about a half-page of text. This book made sure to explain it completely to where it would be easy for anyone.

Aside from that, it covers more than your basic C++.

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