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What is the best C++ Learning book? I found these two: C++ for Dummies (Paperback) http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0764568523/ref=si3_rdr_bb_product/104-9231298-4426344?%5Fencoding=UTF8 Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days (5th Edition) (Sams Teach Yourself) (Paperback) http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0672327112/sr=8-1/qid=1150332202/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-9231298-4426344?%5Fencoding=UTF8 Is their any better? What is the best C++ Learning Book?

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I've never liked the C++ for Dummies books. I like the Learn C++ in 21 Days though. You should check out the workshop here :)

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Accelerated C++ by Koenig and Moo is definately a great book. I believe it is the book my university uses for the first couple CS courses. One great thing about "Teach yourself C++ in 21 days" is it is the book used for the c++ workshop. If you are just starting out with c++, i strongly encourage you to check it out.

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One great thing about "Teach yourself C++ in 21 days" is it is the book used for the c++ workshop.

That doesn't actually mean it's a good book (it isn't).

I have no recommendations. I stopped reading intro C++ texts a while ago, and I sneer at anything with "for Dummies," "for Idiots," "The Complete Beginner's Guide to," "in 24 Hours," "in 7 Days" or "in 21 Days" in the title.

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not primarily just a C++ book, but a book which is more or less divided in half between C and C++, which I found veeery useful since it doesn't only teach you the language syntax, but also has some more complex stuff like data structures, C/C++ How to program by Deitel/Deitel

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...a book which is more or less divided in half between C and C++...

C and C++ share syntax, history and some idioms, but they are completely separate programming languages. A book like that is guaranteed to teach you bad C++.

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