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Depending on how familiar you are with C++, there is one book and only one book I recommend for learning it. Burn the rest to keep warm.

The book is Accelerated C++ by Andrew Koenig and Barbara Moo

It is mercifully brief, and teaches C++ properly, using the STL, and introducing you more to C++ from a "generic programming" standpoint.

I tell people this - unlike in other languages, in C++ you have a dialogue going with the compiler *and* the CPU. Most languages just let you talk "through them" vicariously to the CPU.

C++ allows you to run computations and such through the compiler, which can then generate the results of said computations in code, which then talks to the CPU. A bit like the house that jack built.

I have a function in one of my projects that's like 3 or 4 pages long of dense code.

It resolves to a few assembly instructions, which vary depending on how you call it.

You can't really do that with other languages.

Learning that is the trick to mastering it.
Real programmers use butterflies

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