Effective Modern C++
42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C++11 and C++14
Coming to grips with C++11 and C++14 is more than a matter of familiarizing yourself with the features they introduce (e.g., auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and concurrency support). The challenge is learning to use those features effectively - so that your software is correct, efficient, maintainable, and portable. That's where this practical book comes in. It describes how to write truly great software using C++11 and C++14 - i.e. using modern C++.
Topics include: The pros and cons of braced initialization, noexcept specifications, perfect forwarding, and smart pointer make functions; The relationships among std::move, std::forward, rvalue references, and universal references; Techniques for writing clear, correct, effective lambda expressions; How std::atomic differs from volatile, how each should be used, and how they relate to C++'s concurrency API; How best practices in "old" C++ programming (i.e., C++98) require revision for software development in modern C++.
Effective Modern C++ follows the proven guideline-based, example-driven format of Scott Meyers' earlier books, but covers entirely new material.
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