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Visual C# or C++ book?

Discussion in 'C, C++, C#' started by Hellfire, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. Hellfire

    Hellfire Regular Member

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    Hello, I recently bought a book on Visual C++ programming and everything was going extremely well until I found out that I have a better sence of English grammer than the author, that's basicly OK, but then I discovered that his source-code was wrong. I htought I was mistaken, but Google says that I'm right.

    So my question is, do anybody of you know a good visual C# or C++ book?
     
  2. BlackBlackBlack

    BlackBlackBlack Newbie

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    I like this one

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    [URL="http://books.google.com/books?id=HhGB8fOiUy8C&dq=deitel+c%2B%2B&printsec=frontcover&source=bn&hl=en&ei=UxMrS6C5OMyEnQfEkdmACQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CBkQ6AEwAw"][B][SIZE=4][COLOR=#2200cc]C++ how to Program: How to Program[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B][/URL]
    [COLOR=#676767]by Paul J Deitel - 2008 - 1505 pages[/COLOR]
    
     
  3. DWORD

    DWORD Newbie

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    You should know that C# and C++ are totally different things. I would recommend from my own experience if you are planning to learn C++ website called http://www.cplusplus.com and make yourself a goal what you want to achieve with C++.
     
  4. Hellfire

    Hellfire Regular Member

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    BlackBlackBlack: Awesome, thanks.
    I know, I'm just not sure what I'm going to start with :S I know that C++ is harder but way more powerful while C# is easier and a little "weaker". I'll check the website.
     
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    This is my online bookshelf at librarything.com containing the C and C++ books I downloaded from the internet. I haven't updated the list recently, but it's a good list to start with. By the way, I forgot if I have a list or account for my C# books.
     
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    gigapedia.com best out of best ebooks site in this world !! i download my every book etc from there ! millions of latest and good writers book there !! try once !
     
  7. DWORD

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    Thats why you need a goal - just learning to program just for the sakes of it is waste of your time. You need to know the right tool for your job.
    And C++ isnt hard - it might get though if you are planning to recreate photoshop : )

    But if you are never planning to perform low level things then C# is your way to go.
     
  8. Hellfire

    Hellfire Regular Member

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    I was thinking like bots, PM spammer, etc. I could use iMacros, but I would rather learn a real programming language to be able to create native applications. I might stick with C#.
     
  9. demon_kinght

    demon_kinght BANNED BANNED

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    ummm they are many websites which stick to bots creation i know few of them but they all prefer Visual Basic 6 and code their bots in VB6.

    If you need to learn c++ try reading a book by Robert Lafore i read his book and it was preety good to understand
     
  10. hotcheats

    hotcheats Regular Member

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    This is my bible when it comes to C#:

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    http://www.amazon.com/2008-NET-Platform-Fourth-Windows-Net/dp/1590598849
    But not for beginners...
     
  11. sikx

    sikx Registered Member

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    And this is the bible when it comes to C++:

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    http://www.amazon.com/C-Programming-Language-Special/dp/0201700735/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1261235000&sr=8-1
    Everyone who I have recommended it to and who has bought & read it is very thankful for that hint now :p It's not for programming beginners though, you should know basic concepts.
     
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    Yep it's good. Written by the C++ language creator himself. But "Thinking in C++" series are good too.
     
  13. DWORD

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    In that case I would recommend going for PHP instead. PHP has all the functionailities you need in that area already built in. You would end up recreating many things in C# or C++ which probably leads to giving up like it does in many cases.

    By recreating I mean, for example in C++ to create a Link into Dialog it takes ~150<lines of code (If we leave MFC out). In C# it's already built in option. You just do it with one mouse click.

    Same goes the other way around. In C# you would probably go nuts to create a simple crawler when you are just starting out. While in PHP you would have probably alot less trouble achieving the same thing.

    Im not trying to encourage you to learn - just saying - it doesn't only take reading to understand the language, it comes with a price, usually lots of hours of pulling your hair out.