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author's intend/target audience and platform/compiler?

Fei Ng
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Perfect timing! I was about to look for a C++ book since I have a project using a game physics framework thats written in C++. Anyway, is this book for reasoned programmers or something new to programming? Also, the platform and compiler, are the example written in Windows? Right now, I am developing on Mac. Would this be a problem running the examples?
Brian Overland
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Joined: Sep 09, 2011
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Sorry for the late reply on this.

Answers: this is for both people completely new to programming as well as people who have already done some programming.

For a number of reasons -- such as trying to make a book of this scope platform independent -- all the examples are for simple console I/O. It is not specific to Windows except in one way. To prevent the DOS window from going away too quickly I use


For Mac environment, you may need to replace this with


Good luck with your projects,

== Brian Overland
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