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Programming Pearls by Jon Bentley

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Programming Pearls
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN/ASIN: 0201657880
ISBN-13: 9780201657883
Number of pages: 283

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The book focuses on choosing the right algorithms and on showing how to solve problems effectively. Each chapter frames a particular programming task--such as sorting numbers, creating anagrams, or counting the words in a block of text--many drawn from Bentley's experiences in his long career as a developer. The book traces the process of arriving at a fast, efficient, and accurate solution, along with code profiling to discover what works best. Code examples are written in C and C++.

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