On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:38 AM, William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote: > > On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 11:04 -0500, Lanny Marcus wrote: >> <snip> > >> Vi or vim. I think Emacs would just cloud my mind, when I'm trying to absorb >> C++ Lanny > > If you have C experience, it'll be quick once you get your head around > constructors, destructors, inheritance, templates (I never did enough of > that to get it), et al. > > It essentially implements a bunch of things we used to do as functions, > libraries or modules when we recognized a strong re-usability potential, > and formalizes all that to the object oriented model. > > Good luck on it and I know you'll enjoy it once you see results. Thanks! Not much C experience. I'm an old Assembly Language guy. Trying to enter the 21st century now. C++ is a lot to learn and it looks like a lot of it has to do with the way things are done in OOP. The book is very long (878 pages) but well regarded.