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Old 05-03-2005, 11:39 AM   #1
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Default C++ or C

I have decided to learn C or C++, but i do not really know which is better to learn one reason is because i dont know what object orientated programing is and its advantages. Can any one tell me the difference and give me some links to some good tutorials.
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I'd say C++. Object oriented programming becomes very useful as you learn more, even though I'm not really at the advanced level.

C has an outdated clumsy syntax and is just boring to use imho. It also doesn't have the new features of C++ like the string library or Classes. It's not OO, it's procedural, which has its limitations.

C is faster though. But I've tried both and C++ is so much better, if a little complicated at times. C++ is also more streamlined, and this makes it easier because things can be done with less code.

If you hadn't guessed already, C++ is the way to go as far as I'm concerned.

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If you really want to get into C++, it's a good language for beginners, but somethings are quite frustrating and disasturous if not used properly.

malbuc brings up a few good points about C, but C is faster than C++ not the other way around. C's code is simpiler and easier to use than C++. C++ does incorporate everything from C except for a few changes.
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C++. C is out of date(kinda), and all games now a days a written in Cpp. So, if want to keep up, go C++.
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