Game Programming Patterns

Game Programming Patterns By Nystrom, Robert Book – 2014

Programmers will want to read this book. Not just game programmers, but also any programmer. Program structure is important for maintainability of large or medium programs. C++ language programmers will get the most benefit from the book. Other languages are also discussed, and all languages require some attention to structure.
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C++11 and C++14

Effective Modern C++ 42 Specific Ways to Improve your Use of C++11 and C++14, Scott Meyers, O’Reilly, 2014

Programmers will like this excellent, practical book. With the new C++ standards, it is much easier to write correct, maintainable C++ programs. The book explains, with colorized code examples, how to make use of the new features such as auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and concurrency support.

With a language as complex as C++, one would not be surprised to get a thick weighty tome on this subject, but the book is a reasonable size at 300 pages. Get up to speed with the performance language!

21st Century C

21st Century C – C Tips From the New School, Ben Klemens, eBook – 2014

The C language has improved over the years. If have some knowledge of programming, and you want to make best use of this fast language, then read this excellent ebook. Yes, the info is all on the web somewhere. But I challenge you to find it in a readable form. This book has the legendary O’Reilly quality.