If any body is interested in learning C++ on his own then here is a site which I have been using to a great effect and satisfaction. Although many might be aware of it.
I have bought some books on the language but none of the seem to be complete reference. I might be wrong here. But the above site gives a fine introduction to the whole idea of C++ programming to newbies. The examples are easy to follow and you can just copy paste and try them out with some modifications later on in order to understand the idea/logic. Please share with me a site or book that has helped you learn C++ with a good number of sample programs. Thanks..