C++ is the language of the millennium. Why is C++ so popular?
Sure, some people criticize C++. But most of these people don’t truly understand C++ or are just having a bad day. Or both.
This book is not a big rant about C++. Rather, it’s a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves book, where you will truly learn C++.
This edition starts out by helping you get a great C++ installation in place. A lot of readers wrote to tell us that they simply couldn’t get C++ to work for them and we listened by adding configuration instructions in Book I, Chapter 1. You can find instructions for working with the Mac, Linux, and Windows throughout the book. The examples are also tested to work on all three platforms.
At the very beginning, we start you out from square one. We don’t assume any programming experience ...