[ubuntu-uk] C/C++ Development
ddrichardson at btinternet.com
Thu Nov 1 21:36:07 GMT 2007
On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 21:19 +0000, David Restall - System Administrator
> I wouldn't recommend K&R - it's not a book for beginners. My K&R is well
> thumbed but was difficult to follow when I was starting out. I bought
> C The Complete Reference by Herbert Schildt (McGraw Hill I Think) but
> don't know if it is still in print (We're talking 1986 or thereabouts).
> If I was starting out today I'd go for Practical C++ programming by
> Steve Qualline (O'Reilly) (Excellent book and very readable and a good
> tutorial reference) and C++ The Core Reference by Gregory Satir & Doug
> Brown - again published by O'Reilly. By all means by K&R but don't make
> it your first book.
Seconded - also look into C++ Nuts & Bolts by Herbert Schildt, got me through first year.
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