For over ten years C++ Report has been the preeminent C++ magazine, providing a forum for professional developers to share their experiences and insights. Picking up where the original C++ Gems left off, editor-in-chief, Robert C. Martin has compiled this authoritative compendium of both timeless and timely articles from C++ Report. This book offers practical guidance from some of the best minds in the industry on a wide variety of C++ subjects. Areas of coverage include: The new ISO standard; Patterns; C++ and Java comparisons and interoperability; In-depth software design guidance; Relational databases, containers, operators, exceptions, inheritance, and more. This handy reference is the ultimate collection of articles on all aspects of C++ development and a must-have for the serious programmer. Contributors include Stanley Lippman, John Vlissides, James O. Coplien, Douglas C. Schmidt, Cay Horstmann, and other C++ gurus.