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====== C++ Programming ======
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== Subpages ==
//This page should receive a lot of attention over the next few weeks/months as I'm actively trying to learn this language.//
 
  
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===== My Notes =====
 
  
  * [[.:notes:references|References]]
 
  * [[.:notes:const|const keyword]]
 
  * [[.:notes:start|...more...]]
 
  
===== Online Resources =====
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== Resources ==
//Various resources in no particular order (I'll eventually organize them)//
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''Various resources in no particular order (I'll eventually organize them)''
  
  * [[http://www.research.att.com/~bs/C++.html|The C++ Programming Language]] - The original author's C++ page.
 
  * [[wb>C%2B%2B_Programming|Wikibooks C++ Programming]]
 
  * [[http://www.cantrip.org/realworld.html|C++ in the Real World: Advice from the Trenches]]
 
  * [[http://www.deitel.com/ResourceCenters/Programming/CPlusPlus/tabid/224/Default.aspx|Deitel C++ Programming Resource Center]]
 
  * [[http://nothings.org/computer/cpp.html| One reason C++ sucks compared to C]] ((It's always interesting to hear opposing points of view))
 
  * [[http://www.boost.org/|Boost, free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries.]]
 
  * [[http://www.deitel.com/ResourceCenters/Programming/CPlusPlus/tabid/224/Default.aspx|Deitel's C++ Resource Center]]
 
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/abx4dbyh(VS.80).aspx|C/C++ Runtime Libraries - MSDN, VS2005]]
 
  * [[http://www.cprogramming.com/tutorial.html|CProgramming.com - Programming Tutorials]]
 
  * [[http://www.gamedev.net/|gamedev.net - Tutorials, Forums]]
 
  * [[http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/showforum15.htm|dreamincode.net - Tutorials, Forums]]
 
  * [[http://www.holub.com/goodies/rules.html|Holub Associates - C++ Rules of thumb]] from the table of contents in //[[amazon>0070296898|Enough Rope to Shoot Yourself in the Foot]]//
 
      * [[http://www.cookconsulting.com/Software/holubcpp.jsp|Mirrored list]]
 
  * [[http://www.thefreecountry.com/|Free Programmers', Webmasters' and Security Resources]]((HUGE collection of info))
 
  * [[http://www.scribd.com/search?query=tags%3Ac%2B%2B|scribd.com documents tagged with C++]].  Ex: [[http://www.scribd.com/doc/248985/cpp-notes|cpp-notes]]
 
  * [[http://www.cpp-home.com/|C++ Home]]((That's the name of the site, [[wp>Bjarne_Stroustrup|Bjarne Stroustrup]] is the original creator of C++)) - Good FAQs listed here.
 
  * [[http://www.parashift.com/c++-faq-lite/|C++ FAQ LITE — Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
  * [[http://www.faqs.org/faqs/C++-faq/|C++ FAQ index from faqs.org]]
 
  * [[http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/C++/|C++ Programming Language Tutorials]]
 
  * [[http://www.accu-usa.org/2003-01.html|Tech Talk - A Use for stringstreams]]
 
  * [[http://www.artima.com/cppsource|The C++ Source, online journal for C++ Community]]
 
  * [[http://www.icce.rug.nl/documents/cplusplus/|The C++ Annotations]]
 
  * [[http://www.java2s.com/Tutorial/Cpp/CatalogCpp.htm|java2s.com - C++ Tutorial]]
 
  * [[http://www.intelligentedu.com/|intelligentedu.com]] - Blogs which link to programming resources (College lectures, books).  Looks very good.
 
  * [[http://www.koders.com/|koders.com - Open Source Code Search Engine]]
 
  * [[http://pcgameprogramming.wordpress.com/|pcgameprogramming.wordpress.com]] One person's web log about learning game programming from scratch.
 
  * [[http://cppreference.com/|C++ Reference]]
 
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/|codeproject.com - Articles, Code, Message Boards]]
 
  * [[http://www.learncpp.com/|LearnCpp.com]] is a totally free website devoted to teaching you to program in C++.
 
  * [[http://www.apitalk.com/index.php|apitalk.com]] - Resource center and source code repository (has useful articles)
 
  * [[http://www.codeguru.com/|codeguru.com]] - Lots of articles and occasionally book excerpts
 
  * [[http://www.possibility.com/Cpp/CppCodingStandard.html|C++ Coding Standard]]
 
  * [[http://www.eventhelix.com/RealtimeMantra/Object_Oriented/design_by_contract.htm|Design by Contract Programming in C++]]
 
  * [[http://developer.kde.org/~wheeler/cpp-pitfalls.html|C++ Pitfalls]]
 
  * [[http://www.relisoft.com/cpp.html|relisoft.com - C++ Resources page]]((Looks to be *very* useful.))
 
  * [[http://www.cplusplus.com/|cplusplus.com - The C++ Resources Network]]((Their page title))
 
  * [[http://www.sourcepole.com/sources/programming/cpp/cppqref.html|C++ Quick Reference]]
 
  
==== OS Neutral ====
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=== Videos ===
  
=== CSV files ===
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''I haven't watched all of these, so I'm not necessarily endorsing any of them''
  * [[http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread50051.html|How to read data from csv file in an array and parse]]
 
  * [[http://www.mayukhbose.com/freebies/c-code.php|Mayukh Bose's C/C++ Software]] ((CSV Parsing Class on this page))
 
  
=== INI files ===
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* [http://xoax.net/ XoaX.net] - Misc videos ranging from C++ to Neural Networks
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cpp/IniReader.aspx|class to Read Ini File]]
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* [http://thenewboston.org/ thenewboston] - website dedicated to providing free, quality tutorial videos on a broad range of subjects
  * [[http://www.gamedev.net/community/forums/topic.asp?topic_id=405783|gamedev.net - ini reader (c++, any platform)]]
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* [http://www.programmingvideotutorials.com/ Programming Video Tutorials (PVT)] - Covers many popular programming languages through both text and video tutorials.
  * [[http://www.programmingforums.org/thread5323.html|programmingforums.org - INI-file reader]]
 
  
==== Windows specific ====
 
  
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa383751(VS.85).aspx|Windows Data Types]]
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=== Tutorials/Free Books ===
  
=== DLLs ===
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* [http://www.cprogramming.com/tutorial.html CProgramming.com - Programming Tutorials]
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* [http://pcgameprogramming.wordpress.com/ pcgameprogramming.wordpress.com] - One person's web log about learning game programming from scratch.
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* [[wikibooks:C%2B%2B_Programming|Wikibooks C++ Programming]]
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* [http://www.learncpp.com/ LearnCpp.com] - Free website devoted to teaching you to program in C++.
  
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/DLL/noextensiondll.aspx|Exporting C++ classes without using MFC extension DLL]]
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=== References ===
  
=== Active Directory ===
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* [http://cplusplus.com/reference/ Cplusplus.com - Reference section] <ref>I couldn't recommend their reference section enough</ref>
  * [[http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1061034&page=11|Getting attributes of a user out of active directory]]
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* [http://www.sourcepole.com/sources/programming/cpp/cppqref.htm C++ Quick Reference]
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* [http://www.parashift.com/c++-faq-lite/ C++ FAQ LITE — Frequently Asked Questions]
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* [http://www.faqs.org/faqs/C++-faq/ C++ FAQ index from faqs.org]
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* [http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/C++/ C++ Programming Language Tutorials]]
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* [http://cppreference.com/ C++ Reference]
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* [http://www.informit.com/guides/guide.aspx?g=cplusplus InformIT C++ Reference Guide]
  
=== Audio ===
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=== Misc ===
I am hoping to create a volume limiter for use at work and after some light research I'll use WinAPI functions from the **Winmm** library.
 
  
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* [http://www.research.att.com/~bs/C++.html The C++ Programming Language] - The original author's C++ page.
  
I had looked at these for ideas ...
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* [http://www.cantrip.org/realworld.html C++ in the Real World: Advice from the Trenches]
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* [http://www.deitel.com/ResourceCenters/Programming/CPlusPlus/tabid/224/Default.aspx Deitel C++ Programming Resource Center]]
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* [http://nothings.org/computer/cpp.html  One reason C++ sucks compared to C] <ref>It's always interesting to hear opposing points of view</ref>
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* [http://www.boost.org/ Boost, free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries.]
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* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/abx4dbyh(VS.80).aspx C/C++ Runtime Libraries - MSDN, VS2005]
  
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/audio-video/volumeclasses.aspx|Volume Manipulation Classes]]
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* [http://www.gamedev.net/ gamedev.net - Tutorials, Forums]
  * [[http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=146586&messageID=1641309&tag=forums06;posts#1641309|Windows XP: Limiting sound in Windows XP Pro]]
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* [http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/showforum15.htm dreamincode.net - Tutorials, Forums]
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/audio-video/admixer.aspx|Audio Mixer Functions Demo]]
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* [http://www.holub.com/goodies/rules.html Holub Associates - C++ Rules of thumb] <ref>From the table of contents in [http://www.amazon.com/dp/0070296898/ Enough Rope to Shoot Yourself in the Foot]</ref>
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cpp/Mpst.aspx|Windows Media Player Standby Plug-in]]((Handles sound levels also))
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** [http://www.cookconsulting.com/Software/holubcpp.jsp Mirrored list]
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cs/Audio_Player__with_Winmm.aspx|Audio Player using winmm.dll and WPL file]]
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* [http://www.thefreecountry.com/ Free Programmers', Webmasters' and Security Resources] - HUGE collection of info
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* [http://www.scribd.com/search?query=tags%3Ac%2B%2B scribd.com documents tagged with C++]]
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** [http://www.scribd.com/doc/248985/cpp-notes scriptd.com - C++ Notes]
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* [http://www.cpp-home.com/ C++ Home] <ref>That's the name of the site, [[wikipedia:Bjarne_Stroustrup|Bjarne Stroustrup]] is the original creator of C++ - Good FAQs listed here.</ref>
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* [http://www.accu-usa.org/2003-01.html Tech Talk - A Use for stringstreams]
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* [http://www.artima.com/cppsource The C++ Source, online journal for C++ Community]
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* [http://www.icce.rug.nl/documents/cplusplus/ The C++ Annotations]
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* [http://www.java2s.com/Tutorial/Cpp/CatalogCpp.htm java2s.com - C++ Tutorial]
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* [http://www.intelligentedu.com/ intelligentedu.com] <ref>Blogs which link to programming resources (College lectures, books).  Looks very good.</ref>
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* [http://www.koders.com/ koders.com - Open Source Code Search Engine]
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* [http://www.codeproject.com/ codeproject.com - Articles, Code, Message Boards]]
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* [http://www.apitalk.com/index.php apitalk.com] - Resource center and source code repository (has useful articles)
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* [http://www.codeguru.com/|codeguru.com]] - Lots of articles and occasionally book excerpts
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* [http://www.possibility.com/Cpp/CppCodingStandard.html C++ Coding Standard]
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* [http://www.eventhelix.com/RealtimeMantra/Object_Oriented/design_by_contract.htm Design by Contract Programming in C++]
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* [http://developer.kde.org/~wheeler/cpp-pitfalls.html C++ Pitfalls]
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* [http://www.relisoft.com/cpp.html relisoft.com - C++ Resources page] <ref>Looks to be *very* useful.</ref>
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* [http://www.cplusplus.com/ cplusplus.com - The C++ Resources Network]
  
but this article gave me what i was looking for:
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<references />
  
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/audio-video/mixerSetControlDetails.aspx|mixerSetControlDetails]]
 
  
Of interest is [[http://www.dotnetmonster.com/Uwe/Forum.aspx/dotnet-clr/1995/Access-violation-when-using-c-cli|this]] forum posting:
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=== OS Neutral ===
  
>To workaround this issue, do not link your application with WINMM, but
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==== CSV files ====
>instead use LoadLibrary to import the function at runtime.
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* [http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread50051.html How to read data from csv file in an array and parse]
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* [http://www.mayukhbose.com/freebies/c-code.php Mayukh Bose's C/C++ Software]
  
>An application does this by calling the LoadLibrary function to load the
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==== INI files ====
>DLL and then calling the GetProcAddress function to retrieve the address of
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* [http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cpp/IniReader.aspx class to Read Ini File]
>the required function. The application should
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* [http://www.gamedev.net/community/forums/topic.asp?topic_id=405783 gamedev.net - ini reader (c++, any platform)]
>check the values returned from LoadLibrary and from GetProcAddress to
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* [http://www.programmingforums.org/thread5323.html programmingforums.org - INI-file reader]
>ensure that these functions succeed. If the DLL is not found or does not
 
>export the desired function, one of these calls fails, and the
 
>application can handle the error gracefully.
 
  
  
== APIs ==
 
  
**Multimedia Functions**
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=== Windows specific ===
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms705727(VS.85).aspx|Audio Mixer Functions]]
 
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms713505(VS.85).aspx|Waveform Functions]]
 
  
I won't need these however:
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I've logged Windows-specific notes [[Programming:C%2B%2B/Windows_Specific|here]]
  
  * <del>[[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms706247(VS.85).aspx|auxSetVolume]]</del>
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== Forums ==
  * <del>[[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms706237(VS.85).aspx|auxGetVolume]]</del>
 
  * <del>[[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms706235(VS.85).aspx|auxGetNumDevs]]</del>
 
  * <del>[[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms706230(VS.85).aspx|AUXCAPS]]</del>
 
 
 
Note sure about this one:
 
  
  * [[http://www.edm2.com/0511/cdplayer3.html|Setting CD player volume]]
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* [http://www.cprogramming.com/board.html cprogramming.com - C/C++ Message board] (I frequent this one a lot)
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* [http://cplusplus.com/forum/ C++ Forum]
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* [http://bytes.com/forum/forum129.html IT Community bytes - C++]
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* [http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/frm/f/6330927813 Ars Technica Programmer's Symposium]
  
=== LDAP ===
 
  
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa367008.aspx| MSDN - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol]]
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== Books ==
  
=== Keyboard/Mouse ===
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''Misc books I'm working through while learning C++''
  
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/winsdk/AntonioWinLock.aspx|Lock Windows Desktop]] (keyboard hook)
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=== Collection ===
  
=== Registry ===
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''I really haven't found a good way to list/catalog them yet, so I'm still experimenting with where to place them''
  
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/system/simple_registry.aspx|Simple Registry I/O]]
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* [[Programming:C++/Books|List of books]] and links to errata, notes and extra downloads.
  * [[http://www.codeproject.com/KB/winsdk/CommonRegSettings.aspx|Common Registry Settings]]
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* Our [[Books:EBooks/Collection|ebooks collection page]].
  * [[http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?fid=4858|tek-tips.com - How to read values of the system's registry]]
 
  * [[http://www.codersource.net/win32_registry_operations.html|Registry Operations using Win32]]
 
  * [[http://www.aspfree.com/c/a/Windows-Scripting/Working-with-the-Windows-Registry-in-C-plus-plus/|Working with the Windows Registry in C++]]
 
  * [[http://www.programmersheaven.com/mb/Win32API/374677/374677/-get-registry-value/|programmersheaven.com - get registry value]]
 
  
== APIs ==
 
  
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms724895(VS.85).aspx|RegOpenKey]]
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=== Featured ===
  * [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms724911(VS.85).aspx|RegQueryValueEx]]
 
  
==== Forums ====
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==== You Can Do It!: A Beginners Introduction to Computer Programming ====
  
  * [[http://bytes.com/forum/forum129.html|IT Community bytes - C++]]
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* [[Programming:C++/Books/You_Can_Do_It!:_A_Beginners_Introduction_to_Computer_Programming|My notes (building the library, MinGW, Quincy, etc)]]
  * [[http://www.cprogramming.com/board.html|cprogramming.com - C/C++ Message board]]
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* [http://www.spellen.org/youcandoit/index.htm Official Errata list, Support]
  * [[http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/frm/f/6330927813|Ars Technica Programmer's Symposium]]
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* [http://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileychi/glassborowc++/material.html Supplementary Material on the Publisher's site]
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* [http://code.google.com/p/youcandoit/downloads/list Library compiled for Visual Studio 2008 use]
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* ISBN 0470863986
  
===== Books =====
 
  
====Current ====
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==== You Can Program in C++: A Programmer's Introduction ====
//I'm using these books to teach myself//
 
  
  * [[amazon>0470014687|You Can Program in C++: A Programmer's Introduction]]
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* [http://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileychi/glassborowc++/material.html Supplementary Material on the Publisher's site]
    * [[http://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileychi/glassborowc++/material.html|Supplementary Material]]
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* [http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470014687.html Publisher's page]
    * [[http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470014687.html|Publisher's page]]
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* [http://code.google.com/p/youcandoit/downloads/list Library compiled for Visual Studio 2008 use]
 
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* ISBN 0470014687
  * [[amazon>0470863986|You Can Do It!: A Beginners Introduction to Computer Programming]]
 
    * [[http://www.spellen.org/youcandoit/index.htm|Errata, Support]]
 
    * [[http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470863986.html|Publisher's site]]
 
    * [[.:books:ycdi|YCDI notes]]
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0131857576|C++ How to Program (5th Edition)]]
 
    * [[http://www.deitel.com/Books/CPlusPlus/CPlusPlusHowtoProgram5e/tabid/1710/Default.aspx|Eratta, Support]]
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0672326973|C++ Primer Plus (5th Edition, 2nd printing)]]
 
    * [[informit>0672326973|Downloads, Samples, Extra Content]]
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0764571974|Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2005]]
 
    * [[http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTitle/Ivor-Horton-s-Beginning-Visual-C-2005.productCd-0764571974,descCd-ERRATA.html|Errata, Support]]
 
 
 
====Queued ====
 
//I haven't been using these lately, but in the future I'll make (more) use of them//((I finally learned my lesson that buying more books on a subject doesn't exactly equal greater knowledge on the subject.  :-P))
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0764574841|Professional C++ (Programmer to Programmer)]]
 
    * [[http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTitle/Professional-C-.productCd-0764574841.html|Eratta, Support]]
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0321321928|C++ Common Knowledge: Essential Intermediate Programming]]
 
    * [[informit>0321321928|Extras, Sample Content]]
 
    * [[http://www.semantics.org/|Author's website]]
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0766846822|Jamsa's C/C++/C# Programmer's Bible]] ((This book was issued before the C++03 update to the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO/IEC_14882|ISO/IEC 14882]] standard and doesn't follow current conventions. For example it uses <code cpp>#include <iostream.h></code> instead of: <code cpp>#include <iostream></code> Sadly enough it also isn't listed on the publisher's site and I can't find any other mention of errata for it.))
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>1886411956|How Not to Program in C++: 111 Broken Programs and 3 Working Ones, or Why Does 2+2=5986]]
 
    * [[http://nostarch.com/hownotc.htm|Eratta, Support]]
 
    * [[http://www.oualline.com/|Author's website]]
 
    * [[http://gazonk.org/~eloj/books-2005.html|Review]] ((I haven't taken the time to review this yet.))
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>020170353X|Accelerated C++]]
 
    * [[http://www.acceleratedcpp.com/|Website for the book]] (errata, etc.)
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>0201379260|The C++ Standard Library - A Tutorial and Reference]]
 
    * [[http://www.josuttis.com/libbook/|Website for the book]] (errata, etc.)
 
 
 
  * [[amazon>9780596004965|C++ Pocket Reference]]((lots of errata :())
 
    * [[or>9780596004965|Errata, PDF purchase, etc]] @ O'Reilly Media
 
 
 
    * Thinking in C++
 
      * [[amazon>0139798099|Thinking in C++, Volume One: Introduction to Standard C++ (2nd Edition)]]
 
      * [[amazon>0130353132|Thinking in C++, Volume Two: Practical Programming]]
 
      * [[http://mindview.net/Books/TICPP/ThinkingInCPP2e.html|Thinking in C++ Electronic books page]] ((Warning, some links are broken))
 
      * [[http://www.planetpdf.com/developer/article.asp?ContentID=6634|planetpdf.com - PDF copies of these books]]
 
 
 
==== Maybe ====
 
 
 
  * Introduction to 3D Game Programming with  [[amazon>1556229135|Direct X 9]], [[amazon>1598220160|Direct X 9.0c]], [[amazon>1598220535|Direct 3D 10]]
 
    * [[http://www.d3dcoder.net/|Author's site]] (errata, forums, etc.)
 
 
 
===== IDEs and Compilers =====
 
//The descriptions are borrowed from the tool websites//
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.delorie.com/djgpp/|DJGPP]] is a complete 32-bit C/C++ development system for Intel 80386 (and higher) PCs running DOS. It includes ports of many GNU development utilities. The development tools require a 80386 or newer computer to run, as do the programs they produce. In most cases, the programs it produces can be sold commercially without license or royalties.
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.digitalmars.com/|Digital Mars C and C++ Compilers]] for Win32, Win16, DOS32 and DOS. Fastest compile/link times, powerful optimization technology, Design by Contract, complete library source, HTML browsable documentation, disassembler, librarian, resource compiler, make, etc., command line and GUI versions, tutorials, sample code, online updates, Standard Template Library, and [[http://www.digitalmars.com/features.html|much more]].
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.mingw.org/|MinGW]] A collection of freely available and freely distributable Windows specific header files and import libraries, augmenting the GNU Compiler Collection, (GCC), and its associated tools, (GNU binutils). MinGW provides a complete Open Source programming tool set which is suitable for the development of native Windows programs that do not depend on any 3rd-party C runtime DLLs.((This is what I'm using to learn C++.))
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.microsoft.com/express/vc/| Microsoft Visual C++ Express]] can build both native and managed applications. Included is the Windows Platform SDK which can build applications that use the Win32 API. Applications utilizing either MFC or ATL require the Standard Edition or higher, and will not compile with the Express Edition.(([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Visual_Studio_Express|From Wikipedia.org entry]]))
 
    * [[http://www.microsoft.com/express/2005/platformsdk/default.aspx|Using Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition with the Microsoft Platform SDK]]
 
    * [[http://www.learncpp.com/cpp-tutorial/a2-using-libraries-with-visual-studio-2005-express/|Using libraries with Visual Studio 2005 Express]]
 
 
 
==== Compiler lists ====
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.willus.com/ccomp.shtml?p11|Willus.com's Win32 C/C++ Compilers Page]]
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.thefreecountry.com/compilers/cpp.shtml|thefreecountry.com  - Free C/C++ Compilers and Interpreters]]
 
 
 
===== Cool tools =====
 
 
 
==== Windows specific ====
 
 
 
  * [[http://www.dependencywalker.com/|Dependency Walker]] is a free utility that scans any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows module (exe, dll, ocx, sys, etc.) and builds a hierarchical tree diagram of all dependent modules.
 

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Videos

I haven't watched all of these, so I'm not necessarily endorsing any of them

  • XoaX.net - Misc videos ranging from C++ to Neural Networks
  • thenewboston - website dedicated to providing free, quality tutorial videos on a broad range of subjects
  • Programming Video Tutorials (PVT) - Covers many popular programming languages through both text and video tutorials.


Tutorials/Free Books

References

Misc

  1. I couldn't recommend their reference section enough
  2. It's always interesting to hear opposing points of view
  3. From the table of contents in Enough Rope to Shoot Yourself in the Foot
  4. That's the name of the site, Bjarne Stroustrup is the original creator of C++ - Good FAQs listed here.
  5. Blogs which link to programming resources (College lectures, books). Looks very good.
  6. Looks to be *very* useful.


OS Neutral

CSV files

INI files


Windows specific

I've logged Windows-specific notes here

Forums


Books

Misc books I'm working through while learning C++

Collection

I really haven't found a good way to list/catalog them yet, so I'm still experimenting with where to place them


Featured

You Can Do It!: A Beginners Introduction to Computer Programming


You Can Program in C++: A Programmer's Introduction