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Broken Books

With the addition of features like auto, initializer lists, lambdas, and smart pointers, a lot of C++98 programming idioms and guidance have become obsolete now that C++11 is here. Thus, as Herb Sutter said at GoingNative 2012, a boatload of code examples in the best C++ books are now “broken“.

As a result, new and revamped versions of the books will take awhile to become available. Here’s Herb’s “estimated time of arrival” for several stalwart books:

In the meantime, you can feast your eyes on, and feed the left side of your brain with, these links:

Do you know of any other good links to add to this post?

  1. Mark
    February 19, 2012 at 9:33 am
  2. Ninja
    March 4, 2012 at 11:56 am

    C++ Standard Library by Josuttis, April.
    C++ Templates the Complete Guide, Start of 2013?

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