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What is the purpose of C++ and how can a student like me try to slearn C++ on the net meaning that online tests and tutorials where one's test page can be marked emmediately and be send back after being marked?

Dipatle Mothibe
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

If you don't know what C++ is, then... there are no shortcuts.

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

The purpose of C++ can only be found by looking within yourself.

Dennis Atkins
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Very Zen dennis :)

Peter Ibbotson
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

There is C and there is C++

What happend to C+

My Cousin Vinniwashtharam
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

It died.  But there was in fact a C+

Oren Miller
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

"What happend to C+"

That wouldn't compile. C++ is an incrementally better language than C. I also once saw a spec for C--, but it never caught on.

Tom H
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Um, since we are talking about C++,
I currently developed a prototype of a shrinkwrap application in VB6 and it is working just fine. However, I am apprehensive to release it in VB6 to the public since I think there are too many install issues with VB, too many dependancies.
I know a little bit of C++< and have a choice now to either learn C# and release the application in .NET or learn more C++ and release it in Win32. How much time does Win32 have left?

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

C-- :

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

<p align="right" class="sign">
C++ isn't about to die anytime soon

If you see the \<p> tags here, I'm just experimenting with Joel's HTML tag stripping

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Pretty simple really.  He just replaces every bracket with a &lt; or &gt;

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Whisper, Win32 is bound to stay around for a very long time. And even if it doesn't, you can still re-write the thing in C++ and compile it for other platforms.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

A really appreciated c++ after trying to write my own symbolic manipulator. it is really exciting to realize that you can create your own type, define new properties and do whatever you like with objects of this type. I think you should try to find a problem to ponder on, imagine a solid object and how it would interact with the environment as a body, not a bunch of structs and various functions.
In other words multiply matrices not like C(i,j)=A(i,k)*B(k,j) but simply like C=A*B.

Tuesday, May 4, 2004

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