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I posted this topic on another page sorry I just saw this page. Anyway, I am serious about learning some programming languages. I read some stuff and i have decided to learn c/c++. Which one should I learn first C or C++? Do I need to know C to understand C++? What books should I get? I only have enough money to buy one book, maybe two. What books are good for NO experiance starters? Thanks to anyone who can help and your time.

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SAMS confused me at first so i went to C++ how to preogram by dietel and dietel, its a college level book, but im a 9th grader and i understood all the way up to Object overloading wich im stuck on right now.........its also pretty expensive, i got it for 70$, it with microsoft visual C++ 6 introductory edition, i dont like it though so i use DEV-C++. i would sheck out some other books if you decide to pick this one

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That SAMs book is kind of hard to start on, but buy it anyway, it covers nearly all of the C/C++ fundamentals and has useful refernces. Other useful Books:
Borland C++ 5.0 FOr Dummies (forgot the exact name)

For Game Programming: (all must haves)
Learn Computer Game Programming with DirectX 7.0 (do NOT buy DX8 version of this!)
THe Zen Of Direct3D Programming
Beginning Direct3D Programming

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I suggest that you should read The C++ Programming Language.

download address: ftp://202.38.75.11/pub/EBooks/C++/

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I read the C programing Language by K&C those are the people who invented C. Its a pretty complex book but easily doable. From there i moved onto Sam teach yourself c++ in 21 days. Very good book. I could have easily started from here since first couple chapters teach you c.

So in conclusion i suggest the second book if you want just one book.

later

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