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Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours, Third Edition by Jesse Liberty

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C++, ANSI C++, ISO C++, Windows, and Other Areas of Confusion

C++ is a language. DOS, Windows, UNIX, and MacOS are operating systems. When you learn C++, you'll want to learn it as a portable language without regard to which machine and operating system you'll run your programs on.

Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours makes no assumptions about your operating system. This book teaches ANSI/ISO C++. ANSI/ISO C++ is just another way of saying “standard” C++—the internationally agreed-upon version that is portable to any platform and any development environment.

The code presented throughout the book is standard ANSI/ISO and should run on almost any compiler. Therefore, you will see few references to windows, list boxes, graphics, and so forth. All that ...

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