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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 functionsThe relationships among std::move, std::forward, rvalue references, and universal referencesTechniques for writing clear, correct, effective lambda expressionsHow std::atomic differs from volatile, how each should be used, and how they relate to C 's concurrency APIHow best practices in "old" C programming (i.

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Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers is one of the world's foremost experts on C++ software development. He offers training and consulting services to clients worldwide.Scott wrote the best-selling Effective C++ series (Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL), wrote and designed the innovative Effective C++ CD, is consulting editor for Addison Wesley's Effective Software Development Series, and was a founding member of the Advisory Board for The C++ Source. He has served as a technical advisor to several start-up companies, and he received the 2009 Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming Award. A programmer since 1972, he holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Brown University.

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