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Large-scale C++ Software Design

John Lakos

In designing large-scale C++ applications, you are entering a dimension barely skimmed by most C++ books, particularly considering experience with small programming projects does not scale up to larger projects. This book unites high-level design concepts with specific C++ programming details to reveal practical methods for planning and implementing high-quality large C++ systems. You will learn the importance of physical design in large systems, how to structure your software as an acyclic hierarchy of components, and techniques for reducing link-time and compile-time dependencies. Then the book turns to logical design issues--architecting a component, designing a function, and implementing an object--all in the context of a large-project environment.

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Accelerated C++

Andrew Koenig, Barbara E. Moo

Takes a practical approach to solving problems using C++. This book describes real problems and solutions, not just language features. It covers the language and standard library together.

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Great Lakes, Great Stakes

Institute for Conservation Leadership, Environmental Support Center, Great Lakes Environmental Community Project

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