C or C++

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by soulx, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    Should I study C or C++ first?
    I'm looking to start developing DS homebrew but I can't do that without learning C/C++.
    Any other languages I should learn before starting to develop DS homebrew and other things?
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

    Jan 14, 2009
    United States
    You can learn C++ without knowing C. Same can be said with learning C first.

    It is really your preferences. Although I learn C first before moving on to C++ (C's syntax is easier to me)
  3. Joe88

    Joe88 [λ]

    Jan 6, 2008
    United States
    C is barely used anymore, go with C++
    though if you really wanna start on something more advanced then C#
  4. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

    Mar 21, 2010
    United States
    The Fur Side.
    This. Also, C++ gives you more control. I actually started to learn C++ before, but I ended up slacking off and quitting.
  5. Lemming16

    Lemming16 Newbie

    Jul 30, 2010
    United States
    C++, its much more usable right know, and a much simpler.
  6. Issac

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    C++ and C is has many things in common as well, syntax wise.. so I'd say C++ right away.
    Just because C++ is object oriented, you don't have to dive right into it. Start with the most basic stuff and it will pretty much be the same as C [​IMG]

    and As I always say: Steven Prata - C++ primer plus: http://www.amazon.com/Primer-Plus-5th-Step...a/dp/0672326973
    Take a look inside at the first chapter and see if you think you'd like this... I love it!
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