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This is the website for the book API Design for C++ written by Martin Reddy and published by Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann. The book shows you how to write robust and elegant Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) with a focus on the C++ programming language.
The site contains information about the book itself, as well as lots of general articles and resources on API design and evolution, including some articles on Web-based APIs and services. The book is also accompanied by a collection of source code examples that you can download for free and compile for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

 

 

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“API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non- technical, contributing to successful design decisions that produce high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs.”
– Eric Gregory, Software Architect, Pixar Animation Studios

API Diff

API Diff lets you perform side-by-side visual comparisons of different API versions and produce an HTML report of everything that changed. It’s available for FREE for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

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ABOUT THIS SITE

An Application Programming Interface (API) provides a logical interface to a piece of software and hides its internal details. This website is dedicated to a book on designing APIs for C++ and includes articles and links on API development.
 

SOURCE CODE

The book is accompanied by a source code package that contains many of the examples in the text. Download it for free.
 

OTHER BOOKS

Dr. Reddy has also published a computer graphics book called Level of Detail for 3D Graphics. Check it out too!.
 
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