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Is biology the only science where division is the same as multiplication?
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I found 'Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2012' very helpful. As the name suggests, it focuses on VC++ but it teaches things generically enough to learn about any other C++ variants. The 2012 version is of course out of date now but I think there are newer versions and it would still be good enough to learn C++ in general.
Accelerated C++ is the only book I recommended for teaching C++ - i recommend it to beginners and seasoned developers alike (it's a great refresher). It's accessible, brief, cheap, and kicks elephant because it teaches C++ using *generic programming* which is how the STL was designed to be used.
I don't understand the snarky comments one sees about Java.
I am well versed in programming both in C# (Visual Studio 2019) and JavaFx (IntelliJ IDE). I enjoy both equally. There must be something wrong with me!
All programming languages are just variations on the theme we know as "assembly language".
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