Programming Tutorials - C, C++, OpenGL, STL
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C++ Tutorial, C++ Made Easy: Learning to Program in C++Learn C++ with this tutorial, designed for beginners and containing lots of examples, tips and simple explanations.
C Tutorial - C Made EasyThis tutorial is based on the above tutorial, but uses only standard C language features.
More Advanced C and C++ Language Feature Tutorials
C++11 - the new C++ standardC++11 is the new C++ standard, and it's chock full of goodness for C++ programmers, old and new.
C++ Standard Template Library (STL) tutorialsThe STL is a powerful library that comes as part of standard C++, and should be a tool used and understood by all C++ programmers.
Understanding Floating Point Numbers
Every programmer should understand enough about floating point numbers to avoid the pitfalls of assuming perfect precision.
Using Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs)
Same Game - A Simple Game from Start to Finish
Do you want to learn how to create a game? This series will teach you how to create a game, starting from the very beginning and ending with a fully playable game.
Object-Oriented AnimationLearn how to design a framework for doing animation--a foundation for many games and graphics engines.
Using Microsoft ADO with SQL Databases in C++
SDL TutorialsThe SDL is a simple library for doing graphics in C and C++ [Top]
Rotations in Three Dimensions
This series of tutorials describes the math required for performing three dimensional rotations.
AI TutorialsLearn about AI, including how to make game AI using the minimax algorithm.
Data StructuresAll programmers should know something about basic data structures like stacks, queues and heaps. Graphs are a tremendously useful concept, and two-three trees solve a lot of problems inherent in more basic binary trees.
Algorithmic Efficiency and Sorting and Searching AlgorithmsLearn how to determine the efficiency of your program and all about the various algorithms for sorting and searching--both common problems when programming.
Advanced AlgorithmsIf you've mastered the basics, perhaps you'd like to move to more advanced, specialized algorithms
Computer Science TheoryIf you've moved on from the advanced algorithms, perhaps you'd like to learn more about the fundamental nature of computation--a deep and rewarding topic.
Compilers and Makefiles
Other Programming LanguagesInterested in other programming languages, go beyond C and C++ to learn about Java, C# and more!
Miscellaneous Programming Articles