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C++ Crash Course: A Fast-Paced Introduction

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"A comprehensive book, both in size (over 700 pages, taking 5 months to review) and breadth of coverage . . . All in all, highly recommended."


'Highly Effecient'

"Thanks to the really good writing style and enough examples, I gained some new insights into how the language is supposed to be used properly, as well as a drive to dive deeper into the intricacies of it. I admire how the author of the book was able to include the most important knowledge in such a highly efficient way to learn."


'My Favorite'

"I have sampled a number of books on this topic and they all suffer some limitations, this one is my favorite so far."

—David Weiseth, Amazon reviewer

About the Author

Josh Lospinoso, PhD, is an entrepreneur who served 15 years in the US Army. As a cyber officer, Josh wrote dozens of infosec tools and taught C++ to junior developers. He has spoken at a wide range of conferences, published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, is a Rhodes Scholar, and holds a patent. In 2012, he co-founded a successfully acquired security company. He keeps a blog and is an active contributor to open source software.

Who Should Read This Book

This book is intended for intermediate to advanced programmers already familiar with basic programming concepts. If you don’t specifically have system programming experience, that’s okay. Experienced application programmers are welcome.

No Starch Press has published the finest in geek entertainment since 1994, creating both timely and timeless titles like Python Crash Course, Python for Kids, How Linux Works, and Hacking: The Art of Exploitation. An independent, San Francisco-based publishing company, No Starch Press focuses on a curated list of well-crafted books that make a difference. They publish on many topics, including computer programming, cybersecurity, operating systems, and LEGO. The titles have personality, the authors are passionate experts, and all the content goes through extensive editorial and technical reviews. Long known for its fun, fearless approach to technology, No Starch Press has earned wide support from STEM enthusiasts worldwide.