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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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RE[2]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by sergio on Fri 11th Jan 2013 19:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
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Even the stupidest people, like myself, can read Java code and get a general idea of what it does. It's a very simple and beautiful language to read.

Over engineering is not a language problem. You can over-engenier in assembler if you want.

The problem with C++ is the language complexity itself, It's difficult with or without over engineering.

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