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