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I'm interested in learning this two programming languages. I know C and C++.I'm trying to find good tutorials on the net and some good books i can find about them. Thanx
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by:Binder
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  You can try http://www.informit.com . They have complete
books on both subjects. Another page tutorial that I like can be
found at http://www.relisoft.com.
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by:Binder
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 I forget something. Before you buy a book on C/C++/Java
check it´s review on http://www.accu.org . You can find
really good advices there.
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by:kchang
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Try http://www.amazon.com.
They have excellent book reviews by both editor and readers.
//www.fatbrain.com also has some good reviews and their price is sometime even lower.
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I you already know C/C++ then you will want to study up on MFC and Windows programming if you are going to be a VC++ guru.  MFC is the part of VC++ that makes it different form normal C/C++.  MFC are the classes for creating Windows, dialogs, buttons etc. CodeGuru sight has some good examples and forums, the MSDN CD's that come with Visual Studio are very useful but nothing will beat a good book such as Programming Windows by Charles Petzold.  Also check out www.codeproject.com  www.tipworld.com.  Don't buy Special Edition Using VC++ as it's crap and expensive.  Avoid Visual C++ Bible byLeinecker because it is poorly set out and badly written.  Sams' Teach yourself VC++ 6 in 21 days is okay but the title is misleading ;)
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by:milalik
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dougalli...what i mainly want to do is a tour guide of a place...whati mean by tour guide is like where the hotels are, places to visit, restaurants etc. But i need to learn some language that let me do a graphical interface for the program. I know C and C++
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Do you know of any other books?
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Do you know of any other books?>
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As far as Visual C++ is concerned, to best sources are

1. Programming VC++ 6 by Scot Wingo & George Shepard (Inside VC++ by late Kruglinski in the new avatar )

2. MSDN help

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by:milalik
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any other recommendation
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by:kchang
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I agree with vetri.
That was what I had in mind a couple of days ago but just didn't get around to mention that.
Nevertheless, Petzold's book mentioned by Dougalli was the first book I studied.
Just an extra vote:)
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