Acknowledged author Cay Horstmann wrote Big C++, 2nd Edition comprising 1092 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0470383283 and 9780470383285. Since then Big C++, 2nd Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $1.00 or rent at the marketplace.
Big C++ focuses on practical program development and effective use of the C++ programming language. It is suitable for motivated beginners as well as students with prior programming experience. Horstmann and Budd combine their professional and academic experience to guide the student from the basics to more advanced topics and contemporary applications such as GUIs and XML programming. More than a reference, Big C++ provides well-developed exercises, examples, and case studies that engage students in the details of useful C++ applications.