Re: To go with Go or C/C++?
Scott Lurndal skrev 2013-05-02 19:06:
Bo Persson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Gerald Breuer skrev 2013-05-01 20:44:
Learn C first because you need a magnitude of time less to learn.
Then learn C++ and forget some idioms of C-programming.
The problem is that you have to forget A LOT of C, like
Why? It all still works in C++. That's a benefit.
No, it's a big disadvantage because C++ has better tools for this. Why
not learn them first?
std::string s = t;
char * s = malloc(strlen(t) + 1);
// and much later:
and guess which is easier to learn (without missing the meaning of the
+1, or forgetting the free).
printf and scanf
C string handling
pointers and arrays
malloc and free
inventing odd names instead of overloaded functions
prefixed names instead of namespaces
pass-by-pointer instead of pass-by-reference
that << and >> are some odd bit shifting instead of I/O operators
And here you are joking, right? Or do you truely think that bit shifting
and C++ don't mix?
No, but I believe a new student shouldn't START there. You can learn
that later, if and when you need it.
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