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This community site is a companion to Game Coding Complete, written by Mike "MrMike" McShaffry and David "Rez" Graham. Programmers of all levels are invited to participate.

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Changes from 3rd to 4th edition

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    That's a fairly incomplete list. There are probably only five or six chapters that we didn't significantly update or rewrite in some way. This was a huge update. -Rez
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    This shows the differences pretty concisely: picktextbook.com/computer/game-coding-complete.shtml I got the 3rd edition right before they came out with the 4th. I sold my 3rd and bought the 4th. It felt more updated and with the addition of Rez as an…
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    Hi, I was looking for books about game programming and then i saw this 4th edition. I already have the 3rd edition and i was wondering if i should read the 3rd edition or go straight for the 4th. So part of my question is: What is changed between the…
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    If you haven't used C++11 before then you'll probably never be able to go back. As someone who learned with C++11 I honestly can't fathom old and archaic C++98 must have felt. VS2013 still isn't complete though, you still can't use the "noexcept" keyword…
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    Liked rezination’s post in the thread Just Ordered GCC! What Programming Concepts Should I Review?.

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    As long as you have a working knowledge of C++, you should be fine. We tend to explain anything that's esoteric or complex. Here are some subjects you should be familiar with: - Object-Oriented Programming (encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism) -…
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    Liked Gaddam’s post in the thread Just Ordered GCC! What Programming Concepts Should I Review?.

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    Alphabeta, Welcome to the forums and you will ABSOLUTELY LOVE this book. I've been able to read mostly all of it and plan on reading it again and again and again until I fully understand it all. But this is the very book that started my quest into Game…
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    Thanks guys really appreciate the feedback, and the free version sounds great to me! :) I do like the enhancements to C++ 11, I picked up a primer and so far it's been fun reading.
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    Alphabeta, Welcome to the forums and you will ABSOLUTELY LOVE this book. I've been able to read mostly all of it and plan on reading it again and again and again until I fully understand it all. But this is the very book that started my quest into Game…
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    Awesome! I think I'm going to be doing fine! Thanks Rez!
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    Replied to the thread Just Ordered GCC! What Programming Concepts Should I Review?.

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    As long as you have a working knowledge of C++, you should be fine. We tend to explain anything that's esoteric or complex. Here are some subjects you should be familiar with: - Object-Oriented Programming (encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism) -…