----- Original Message ----- From: "Jerry McAllister" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Alex Kelly" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 6:14 PM Subject: Re: Another Newbie Question: C or C++
> > > > I need to buy a book on C or C++ to help me in FreeBSD. > > Which would be better to buy? > > This doesn't answer your C++ part of the question, but you should have > the Kernighan & Ritchie "The C Programming Language" and then > get something like "C A Reference Manual" (Latest edition is 5th I think) > by Harbison and Steele. After that you might look at "C Programming FAQs" > by Steve Summit. Thanks, Jerry. So, it sounds like I should probably tackle C before C++. By the way, I saw the first two books you mentioned in Borders Book Store today while on my lunch break. They must be fairly popular. > > > > I first thought a book on C would be best, because the OS is written in C. But, now I'm not sure because I read that gcc can compile C++ too (so, I'm assuming C++ must get used too). > > > > Does it even matter? > > > > Suggestions? > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"