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Hi everyone.

Well, I'm overwhelmed with the amount of C++ books out there and own a few now.

I'm specifically looking for a C++ Reference book which lists C++ STL libraries and functions like the orielly C++ pocket references on C++ or STL. Orielly's C++ in a Nutlshell looks pretty close to what I'm after but
I just wanted to know if anyone knows of a book they think is better than that. More information but still a reference rather than an instructor on how to program C++. I'm looking for something around the same size or
smaller than C++ in a nutshell in dimensions but if it's a little bigger then thats ok. Obviously more information means more pages.

Thanks for all the help you have all given me in the past too. I really really appreciate it.

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    The best reference you can find in terms of details is [the standard](http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2011/n3242.pdf), but it takes time to learn how to read for maximum value. Read More

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Thanks deceptikon. But at over 1100 pages I'm not sure it's a quick reference. Syntax seems to be the main hurdle with me which is what a quick reference provides. Great pdf though. I'll undoubtebly look at it.

Thanks.

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But at over 1100 pages I'm not sure it's a quick reference.

C++ isn't a small language. Any reasonably complete reference, even a quick reference, will be fairly long compared to many other language references.

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Hi deceptikon.. but in this case I am being realistic.
I just need something that references syntax and a short explanation for functions/libraries etc. What you provided is great but not really portable. I suppose the C++ in a Nutshell is just what I need here but I thought that with the extensive knowledge and experience out there someone might say that there is a better book that that.

However.. I appreciate your response. If anyone has a book which they believe is really good in the quick reference area then please feel free to contribute.

Thanks for the help so far. byee..:)

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In for other replies. I've been using google and the standard for so long that I'm no longer familiar with the latest and greatest books.

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What you provided is great but not really portable.

How is a digital version of the standard "not really portable"?

Edit: Take a look here.

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Just a quick reference. I don't always have access to the internet thats all. Sometimes I'm just coming up with an idea when I have no access to a computer. It's just a preference.
I just prefer books.

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