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Subject: Re: [boost] [ANN] "The Boost C++ Libraries", 2nd edition available
From: Philip Bennefall (philip_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-10-30 18:09:35

On 10/30/2014 10:20 PM, Boris Schäling wrote:
> Just a quick announcement: The 2nd edition of my book "The Boost C++
> Libraries" is available.
> - It introduces 72 Boost libraries.
> - It contains more than 430 examples.
> - The print version has about 570 pages.
> - There is also a Kindle, Epub and PDF version.
> - It's even online: <>
> Hi Boris,

I just wanted to chime in and say that I think this book is fabulous. I
read a large part of it about a year ago, and am thrilled to see it
getting such a substantial update. While the Boost documentation is
usually more than enough to get started, your book does an excellent job
of filling in the gaps when it comes to how a certain library might be
used in practice, things to be aware of etc. Even though the book is
free to read online, I'll order it at some point just to support the

Keep up the good work!

Kind regards,

Philip Bennefall

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