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May
2
comment Which language was used to create Visual Studio 2010?
@MetalMikester: I haven't used Pascal, but I'd imagine there's a world of difference between C and Pascal. For one thing, even the philosophy of C is unique: it favors undefined behavior over error checking, which allows for optimizations. For another thing, their standard libraries are different. By contrast, there is very little difference between C# and VB.NET -- both are managed by the CLR, their standard libraries are exactly the same, and they run with the same philosophies. The only 'differences' are superficial syntax differences, not something any more deep.
May
2
comment Is there an infinite amount of knowledge in a programming language?
"...any reasonably good programmer in one could take up the other and be functional in less than a day." Well, maybe not functional... they're mainly geared for OOP after all. :P (tongue in cheek)
May
2
comment Which language was used to create Visual Studio 2010?
@Muad'Dib: They're all the same thing anyway...
Apr
19
awarded  Great Answer
Apr
8
comment What are the disadvantages of naming things alphabetically?
You're not alone... NtQueryInformationProcess
Mar
25
accepted C++ 'using': Should I use it or should I avoid it?
Mar
24
comment C++ 'using': Should I use it or should I avoid it?
@AProgrammer: Ah, thanks for the link, that answers part of my question. :) Still wondering about ::std:: vs. std:: though.
Mar
24
revised C++ 'using': Should I use it or should I avoid it?
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Mar
24
asked C++ 'using': Should I use it or should I avoid it?
Mar
6
accepted Why does the stack grow downward?
Feb
29
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
29
asked Why does the stack grow downward?
Feb
23
comment Should I open up to .net, c# and visual basic?
@Chad: Ok... I was hoping you would give more examples of what you don't like about it, though if you don't want to then never mind.
Feb
23
comment Should I open up to .net, c# and visual basic?
@Chad: (Just to clarify: by "yes I have" I assume you're referring to VB.NET, not VB6.) The only kind of "whitespace" that matters in VB is a newline. No other whitespace matters in any way. Is it just the lack of semicolons that bothers you, though, or is there something bigger that bothers you? Because Python, Ruby, shell scripts, Javascript, etc. are even more sensitive to this than VB...
Feb
23
comment Should I open up to .net, c# and visual basic?
@Chad: There's essentially nothing right/wrong with VB.NET that isn't also right/wrong with C# though... have you actually used it?
Feb
23
comment Should I open up to .net, c# and visual basic?
+1 for the second-to-last point: C# without VS is very different from C# with VS.
Feb
23
comment Should I open up to .net, c# and visual basic?
@Chad: VB.NET != VB.
Jan
26
answered Is it possible to learn maths via programming, or you should learn maths for programming?
Jan
16
comment Word for red flags / warning signs?
Hm... memegenerator.net/instance/13262772
Jan
1
answered Does it hurt to learn bits of many programming languages?