Two programmer friends told me to read "Teach Yourself C++"; they liked it because all of the code examples were 10 lines long or less, so you could get right to the point.
Chandra Patel wrote:
> Thanks for the wealth of suggestions, both via posts to the list and the
> off-list emails. I had not imagined I would get such a substantial
> response. Thank you again.
> Concerning the programming languages, there is a host of books out dealing
> with the languages people recommended. Anyone know which books are best for
> learning C, C++, Java and LISP/Scheme?
> Thanks again for all the assistance!
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