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21 Jan 2022 10:01:43 EST (-0500)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: EdK
Date: 14 Jul 2010 16:30:00
Message: <web.4c3e1d73fdef6e0e88eb5e0c0@news.povray.org>
Warp <war### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote:
> PdizzyD <pet### [at] amxinccom> wrote:
> > I am not a C++ programmer but do know C and Java.
>
>   I'm sorry if I sound blunt, but personally I would recommend having
> real C++ experience. Both C and Java experience are actually rather
> counter-productive for someone who then tries to program in C++ for
> the first time (and the combination of both C and Java may make things
> even worse).
>
>   This is because programming practices which are good in C, and especially
> programming practices which are good in Java, are often programming practices
> which are bad in C++. C++ may resemble both C and Java, but it really isn't.
> What may be a good idea in one of those latter languages may often be a bad
> idea in C++.
>
>   Please don't take this personally. I just have seen C++ code written by
> Java programmers which has been quite horrible. (I'm not saying you would
> create such code, but it seems to be a common trend. Java simply teaches
> "bad habits" from the point of view of C++ programming.)
>
> --
>                                                           - Warp

I have almost 20 years experience with C++, if you are still looking.

   -EdK


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