There is a huge mental health crisis in the software development community which has gone unaddressed for way too long
There are thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of developers who actually think C++ is good
@sirjofri @lanodan @sir Something happened in academia in the 2000s. I think the mandatory shake-out course of assembly programming sophomore year was supplanted for OO with Java. The net effect is that devs in school didn't get the practice using the Scientific Method and instead relied on gc and libraries to do everything. IT may have been pushing this. What really happened is a gen of coders who can't debug out of a paper bag.
@sir Stockholm syndrome is dangerous
@sir show me a C++ substitute for low level stuff with first class support for strings, has a vector type without a hacky macro system, and is ready for production use. i'll happily switch.
before someone says r**t, having to beg my programming language to access memory is not a feature.
@keur no, use C, lazy shit
@sir You know what is really good? C preprocessor...
@sir You replicate the same code with little variations over and over instead?
@amiloradovsky no, I just find different solutions.
@sir What do you think of Linux (kernel). Source style, APIs, etc.; not the end user utility.
@sir all programming languages suck. Just some more than others.
@sir dammit *changes bio again*
@sir I recovered, you can too!
@sir What is your opinion about object oriented programming in general? (I am not saying C++ is a good example of an OOP language.)
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