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Master the latest release of the C++ language: C++11
C++ is often the language of choice for writing fast, powerful, and enterprise-class object-oriented programs, be it games or major commercial software applications. However, there's no two ways around it: C++ can be difficult to master. With this no-nonsense book, you will learn to conquer the latest version of the C++ language: C++11. The authors share real-world examples, decipher little-known features of C++, and reveal the significant changes to C++ that accompany the latest release. Ultimately, you'll discover programming methodologies, reusable design patterns, and good programming style that will increase the quality of your code and improve your programming efficiency.
Professional C++, 2nd Edition:
Offers detailed code examples that you can plug into your own code
Takes you on a technical tour of C++ and the STL, and explores the unusual and quirky aspects of this language
Exposes best practices for using the more advanced features of C++, including operator overloading, managing memory, writing templates, and writing multithreaded code
Discusses techniques for writing cross-language and cross-platform code
Teaches you the importance of code reuse as well as the nuances of writing readable C++ code
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About the Author
Marc Gregoire is a Microsoft Visual C++ MVP, an active contributor to CodeGuru, and blogs at www.nuonsoft.com/blog/. Marc is a software architect, worked for Siemens and Nokia Siemens Networks as a software consultant, and now works for Nikon Metrology.
Nicholas A. Solter is an application architect at ContextOptional, Inc., a social media advertising company.
Scott J. Kleper is cofounder and CTO of ContextOptional, Inc.