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General Development "For years I've tried my damnedest to get away from C. Too simple, too many details to manage, too old and crufty, too low level. I've had intense and torrid love affairs with Java, C++, and Erlang. I've built things I'm proud of with all of them, and yet each has broken my heart. They've made promises they couldn't keep, created cultures that focus on the wrong things, and made devastating tradeoffs that eventually make you suffer painfully. And I keep crawling back to C."
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Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by sergio on Fri 11th Jan 2013 02:37 UTC
sergio
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2005-07-06

C++ is too big for low level stuff and too complicated for higher level stuff. It's almost impossible to master the language... really really hard (at least for stupid people like me... and We're the 99% xD).

I think the smart way to go is plain old C for system level stuff and Java or C# for user level stuff.

Android is the perfect example of this kind of mixture. Profit.

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