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    Searching for MS Visual C++ book! Recommend!


    i want to buy myself some literature about programming in Microsoft Visual C++. i'm lookg for a quality book which is worth all the money.


    that's all, just recommend please!


    regards peeps
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    If you're using VC++ 6.0, then I recommend this book:

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...lance&n=507846

    I actually used VC++ 5.0 when I learned, but the book was fantastic. It even has a C++ tutorial to help you brush up.
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    WIN32 API bible is Petzold's 'Programming Windows'

    look up his website.
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    More specific?


    What exactly are you trying to do with MSVC++? Also, is this V.Studio .Net or 6.0? For MFC programming, my dad got SAMS Master Visual C++ 6.0 in 21 Days (hard cover) and it is pretty resourceful. As far as regular C++ programming, check out http://blacksun.box.sk (I think). They have a good files to read.
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    If you're looking for general programming, Bjarne Stroustrupe's book "The C++ Programming Language" is excellent. When I taught a C++ class with one of those nasty Dietel & Dietel books, we wound up using Strousetrupe's book as our unofficial guide. Students generally appreciated this 'unofficial' book more.
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    Originally posted by ClayDowling

    If you're looking for general programming, Bjarne Stroustrupe's book "The C++ Programming Language" is excellent. When I taught a C++ class with one of those nasty Dietel & Dietel books, we wound up using Strousetrupe's book as our unofficial guide. Students generally appreciated this 'unofficial' book more.
    I have a Deitel & Deitel book! LOL!
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    Originally posted by GNUbie
    I have a Deitel & Deitel book! LOL!
    You poor soul. And yet you stuck with the language?
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    Originally posted by ClayDowling

    You poor soul. And yet you stuck with the language?

    Fortunately yes. However, I don't do much C++ programming anymore as most of my work is for web tasks (PHP). For system administration tasks, I find Perl to be my language of choice as it is neat and easy to work with. I'll keep that Stroustrupe book in mind though since I may have to go back to C++ some time.
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    I have actually switched to primarily C and C++ for web tasks. After going through much misery because of providers changing PHP configurations on me, I decided I needed something that was less dependent upon external factors.

    The upside is that I've found C and C++ development to be just as fast, once I learned the new APIs that I needed for web. I also really dig the increased speed and expanded pool of libraries available to me.

    Check out my latest toy at http://toybox.lazarusid.com/catalog.cgi

    All in C++, and easily as configurable and modifiable as PHP. Those thumbnails are generated on the fly (as needed) by the way. In PHP, the execution time would kill you, just to check relative file dates. No big deal in C.
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    Very cool


    I had actually been giving some thought to switching over to C for my web tasks. As far as I know, a compiled application generally runs faster and more efficient than an interpreted application. Perhaps I should definitely give it a try with C for the web coding. I'm off to search for some resources to aide in my learning. Feel free to provide any that you've found to be helpful.
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    the cgic library from http://www.boutell.com/cgic/ and the myssql database.

    Depending on the scope of your application, you may want to use some variety of template engine, to separate your application and the design of the site. I have a little monster of my own creation that could be sent your way. Check out http://www.lazarusid.com/components.shtml to see their PHP equivalents.
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