Last updated on July 17th, 2017

C++ is one of most popular programming languages. C++ is an object oriented language created by Bjarne Stroustrup in 1983. Almost all the modern programming languages including Java and C# are influenced by C++. C++ has been in constant demand for over 30 years and will not go down in popularity any time soon. Listed below are some of the best C++ books in 2017 for beginners, intermediate and advanced Swift developers. Do keep in mind some of these books may be outdated by the time you read them, but the fundamental concepts should be the same. Bookmark and check back to stay updated with the best programming books that will help you improve your code!

 

Best C++ videos in 2017

 

Learn and Understand C++

Learn and Understand C++ by Ermin Kreponic will help you learn C++ from the basics. this course will help you make C++ applications.

 

The Unreal Engine Developer Course – Learn C++ & Make Games

The Unreal Engine Developer Course – Learn C++ & Make Games by Ben Tristem and Sam Pattuzzi will teach you C++ from scratch so you can build your first game in Unreal engine. You will learn all about modern game development.

 

Build an Advanced Keylogger using C++ for Ethical Hacking!

Build an Advanced Keylogger using C++ for Ethical Hacking! by Ermin Kreponic will teach you how to build a fully functional keylogger built from scratch in C++. On completing this course, you will feel confident in coding similar programs in C++.

 

Introduction to Algorithms and Data structures in C++

Introduction to Algorithms and Data structures in C++ by Andrei Margeloiu will help you understand basic Algorithms & Data Structures concepts in C++. This course will give you a solid foundation in C++ development.

 

C++: From Beginner to Expert

C++: From Beginner to Expert by Andrei Margeloiu is for those who want to get started in program in C++. You will gain an understanding of programming and C++ development.

 

Best C++ books in 2017

 

Starting Out with C++ from Control Structures to Objects

Starting Out with C++ from Control Structures to Objects by Tony Gaddis is an excellent book for beginners to C++. Tony Gaddis has nearly two decades of experience teaching computer science courses.

Starting Out with C++ from Control Structures to Objects is a very accessible guide to understanding everything from control Structures through objects. Everything from
control structures, functions, arrays, and pointers is covered in great detail. There is a reason why this book is used in many colleges and universities. The why and how things work in C++ is clearly explained. Starting Out with C++ is packed with real world examples and concise code. This helps solidify your understanding.

Starting Out with C++ from Control Structures to Objects is one of the best books for beginners to programming. This books is very well structured and written in a very easy to understand style. Starting Out with C++ from Control Structures to Objects is a book that beginners or anyone interested to learn programming will love.

 

 

 

The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference

The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference by Nicolai M. Josuttis is a comprehensive documentation of the C++ programming language. Nicolai M. Josuttis is a former member of the C++ Standard Committee library working group.

The C++ Standard Library is a through walk through to all the standard features of the C++ Library. This book is over 1000 pages and goes into amazing detail but never gets too complex about the C++ standard library. All the new C++11 library components is covered in detail. The C++ programming style is also explored in-depth. There is almost nothing C++ related that you need that this book doesn’t cover.  The C++ Standard Library focuses very thoroughly on Standard Template Library (STL).  STL containers, iterators, function objects, and algorithms are gone through in painstaking detail.

The C++ Standard Library is an excellent reference book for C++. It is straight forward and well suited for both beginners and advanced C++ developers. The C++ Standard Library is a book everyone will refer to time and time again. This is a book you need on your shelf.

 

 

 

The C++ Programming Language

The C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup is considered the definitive guides to C++, being written by it’s creator. Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and creator of C++.

The C++ Programming Language is a through guide to all the features of C++ and written by the maker of C++ himself. No one is more qualified to teach C++ than Bjarne Stroustrup. This book explains in a highly detailed way how things work in C++. Taking a good look at the new C++ 11 standard, all the new features are discussed thoroughly. Some of the new features included are concurrency, lambdas, move semantics, etc.  The C++ Programming Language contains lost of examples that are crafted in detail and show you how C++ works.

The C++ Programming Language is a great book for anyone serious about C++. Beginner C++ programmers will love able to use this C++ tutorial. Even advanced C++ developers will keep coming back to this book as a reference. The C++ Programming Language is a book any C++ programmer needs to read.

 

 

 

Effective Modern C++: 42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C++11 and C++14

Effective Modern C++: 42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C++11 and C++14 by Scott Meyers will help you be better at C++. Scott Meyers has been a C++ author for over 20 years.

Effective Modern C++ describes how to build great applications using C++ in 42 specific ways. Getting better with C++ means understanding its’ features well. Specially understanding in detail the new features of C++. Using the new C++ features to write great, maintainable software is the big challenge. Effective Modern C++ is a guideline based book that follows proven techniques to make you a better C++ developer. Detailed descriptions of why new features were added and how they work are given. This ensures you know how and why to use a C++ feature. This book is packed with techniques and tips that help you code better C++.

Effective Modern C++ helps you become a solid C++ developer over time. This book is best suited to developers who know the basics of C++ and want to get more efficient. Effective Modern C++ is full of practical recommendations on how to become a better C++ developer.

 

 

 

C++ Primer

C++ Primer by Stanley B. Lippman, Josée Lajoie and Barbara E. Moo authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the C++ language. Stanley B. Lippman is a computer scientist, Josée Lajoie works at Pixar and Barbara E. Moo is a software developer.

C++ Primer introduces the C++ standard library in a rapid manner. This makes sure that you start coding C++ applications immediately. This book is fully updated with all the latest changes and features introduced in C++ 11.  A particular focus is placed on C++ best practices. Extensive cross references will help you understand related concepts and how they work.C++ Primer will help you avoid common C++ programming pitfalls and make you write better C++ code.

C++ Primer is a very well written book and designed in a way to make it easy to read. This book is very through in content, so you will need a few reads to understand everything.  This book will be easier for experienced C++ developers to understand. But even beginners will find great value in this book. C++ Primer is a great tutorial to the C++ programming language.

 

 

 

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