Linked by MOS6510 on Thu 10th Jan 2013 23:25 UTC
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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Carewolf
Member since:
2005-09-08

It is because C++ is a library programing language. If you don't need a specialized library, you probably shouldn't be using C++. This is also the reason STL doesn't matter, if you need STL you are using C++ wrong.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

So the main reason for using C++ are libraries, except when you use them, in which case you're using C++ wrong... ;-)

Edited 2013-01-12 21:07 UTC

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kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

This is also the reason STL doesn't matter, if you need STL you are using C++ wrong.


Needing containers (and now threads, with C++11) is wrong?

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