ZAZ: I have to translate some Scheme code into C++ and I don't believe for a moment that C++ was invented for any purpose other than to make things difficult. The good news is variadic templates can implement some list processing functions. The bad news is I have to use variadic templates.
rnatalie: Everybody knows that Snopes is a conspiracy to try to dismiss these facts as hoaxes.
Tommy Moo: If you make a fiendishly convoluted programming language for the sole purpose of adding salary expenses to industry, it will simply not be adopted by anyone.
Egoy3k: Is C++ considered difficult? C++ was the first programming language I ever learned. I'll admit that there are easier ones that I have since discovered but I never knew C++ was considered exceptionally difficult.
dragonchild: Tommy Moo: If you make a fiendishly convoluted programming language for the sole purpose of adding salary expenses to industry, it will simply not be adopted by anyone.Someone doesn't know how sales works.
studebaker hoch: There are no hard programming languages.
dragonchild: The CS class I took in college did it right. The first homework assignment was required to be done in BINARY. I was literally typing zeros and ones. It was a dirt-simple program for a deliberately simplified in-house virtual computer, but it was still traumatic. Then assembler, then C. When you were finally allowed to use C++ it felt like Christmas.
Karac: Allen-Bradley's programming language is the most annoying one I've ever used.
dragonchild: C++ is as easy as any simple programming language IF you use it for procedural stuff you can just as easily write in BASIC. If you want to manipulate the bits in memory or do object-oriented programming, really get your hands dirty with definitions and other shiat, then it's complicated. . . because what you're doing is complicated. Which is, frankly, all anyone should want from a language -- that all the complexity in the code comes from the complexity of the task. If you're making an object for the sole purpose of displaying "LOLOLOL" on the screen and it's not a homework assignment, you're doing it wrong.I never did any of the really hard shiat because I never went far enough to the point where learning it was needed -- everything I needed was in the standard library. The programs I write are for task automation; I don't even use C++ anymore because VBScript is more than adequate for making spreadsheet macros.
animal900: Pascal, biatches!
Egoy3k: Is C++ considered difficult? C++ was the first programming language I ever learned. I'll admit that there are easier ones that I have since discovered but I never knew C++ was considered exceptionally difficult.I'm a bit of an oddball though, I was coding webpages in notepad only a year ago. It wasn't a very successful venture but I still think I had an easier time of it than trying to learn some asshats 'intuitive gui' for some bloated editior.
SacriliciousBeerSwiller: The whole gist of the myth is that C++ is particularly difficult relative to other languages...which is silly.
ZAZ: It becomes difficult when you use templates or new and delete.
Fish in a Barrel: My only routine complaint is that the STL libraries aren't as complete as they could be.
kasmel: studebaker hoch: There are no hard programming languages.There is only poorly written code.
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