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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: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by Soulbender on Fri 11th Jan 2013 04:59 UTC in reply to "Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

Because Java never results in over-engineering and complexity....

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RE[2]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by lucas_maximus on Fri 11th Jan 2013 13:28 in reply to "RE: Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

It depends whether it has the word "Enterprise" attached to it.

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RE[3]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by Soulbender on Sat 12th Jan 2013 01:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Ah yes, truer words has seldom been spoken. The magic word for immense Java suckiness: "Enterprise".
Heck, it carries the same magic in any programming language.

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RE[2]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by sergio on Fri 11th Jan 2013 19:55 in reply to "RE: Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
sergio Member since:
2005-07-06

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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RE[3]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA.
by ebasconp on Fri 11th Jan 2013 21:22 in reply to "RE[2]: Sorry, C++ is a PITA."
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

I understand written English but I do not understand German at all.

<sarcasm>
Let's blame the "German language designers" for creating a language that not all people can understand.
</sarcasm>

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