Any Good Tutorials or books on C++ STL

I always have problems in using STL can anyone please suggest me any tutorials or books that build the concepts of STL from ground up. I know quite a deal in STL but always have problems in implementation. I would like to start from basics again. So any suggestions on how to deal with STL or any references would really be appreciated. :slight_smile: thanks in advance


These 2 books are must-read for every serious C++ programmers:
Effective STL: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of the Standard Template Library
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The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference
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They’re worth every dollar you spend, period.
Also, check out these STL video tutorial by Stephan T. Lavavej. He is one of the main developers for STL at Microsoft.
MSDN Channel 9 - STL Lectures
C++ STL - Advanced Topics

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STL Tutorial and Reference Guide, by David Musser and Atul Saini.
You can also follow topcoder STL tutoial.

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@tyrant Thanks :slight_smile:

You’re very welcome!

here you can read the gives good explaination on STL

Books are

STL for C++ Programmers, by Leen Ammeraal.
John Wiley, 1996.ISBN 0-471-97181-2.

Designing Components with the C++ STL, by Ulrich Breymann.
Addison Wesley Longman, 1998. ISBN 0-201-17816-8.

STL Tutorial and Reference Guide, by David Musser and Atul Saini.
Addison-Wesley, 1996. ISBN 0-201-63398-1.

C++ Programmer’s Guide to the Standard Template Library, by Mark Nelson.
IDG Books, 1995. ISBN 1-56884-314-3.