This week's book giveaways are in the iOS and Features new in Java 8 forums. We're giving away four copies each of Barcodes with iOS: Bringing together the digital and physical worlds and Core Java for the Impatient and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
What are the pros and cons of .NET C++ and Native C++ (I really didn't do much with them after my university ), other than the managed environment features we get from .NET? Any specific performance differences, with automatic GC feature etc..?