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Should Comp Sci students learn C++?   [Edit]

Survey period: 5 Mar 2012 to 12 Mar 2012

Learning about pointers, memory management, linked lists and to-the-metal programming used to be important. Is it still a necessary skill?

Yes121887.821218 votes, 87.82%
No16912.18169 votes, 12.18%

GeneralSure. they should. Pin
S.P. Tiwari18-May-12 0:37
memberS.P. Tiwari18-May-12 0:37 
GeneralAssembly, C, C++, C#, Java Pin
dburr13-Mar-12 10:30
memberdburr13-Mar-12 10:30 
GeneralCompSci's Should Write an Atari 2600 App Pin
eric_ruck12-Mar-12 6:01
membereric_ruck12-Mar-12 6:01 
GeneralSure! Pin
pjmlp12-Mar-12 0:25
memberpjmlp12-Mar-12 0:25 
Generalc, smalltalk and lisp Pin
galaxy86918-Mar-12 22:55
membergalaxy86918-Mar-12 22:55 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp Pin
Leonardo Paneque10-Mar-12 10:01
memberLeonardo Paneque10-Mar-12 10:01 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp Pin
Nick Granny12-Mar-12 5:21
memberNick Granny12-Mar-12 5:21 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp Pin
leiricho12-Mar-12 6:47
memberleiricho12-Mar-12 6:47 
GeneralI learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ Pin
Larry Boeldt8-Mar-12 16:34
memberLarry Boeldt8-Mar-12 16:34 
GeneralRe: I learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ Pin
OriginalGriff10-Mar-12 0:39
mvpOriginalGriff10-Mar-12 0:39 
GeneralRe: I learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ Pin
studleylee12-Mar-12 8:15
memberstudleylee12-Mar-12 8:15 
GeneralAll these concepts are independent of C++; but you need C++ anyway. Pin
nv38-Mar-12 7:25
membernv38-Mar-12 7:25 
GeneralWhy not, I think we should also know about assemblies as well Pin
Pranit Kothari7-Mar-12 21:24
memberPranit Kothari7-Mar-12 21:24 
GeneralYes, if... Pin
David Kentley7-Mar-12 9:50
memberDavid Kentley7-Mar-12 9:50 
GeneralRe: Yes, if... Pin
Collin Jasnoch9-Mar-12 6:19
memberCollin Jasnoch9-Mar-12 6:19 
GeneralThe question is inconsistent with the subtext Pin
harold aptroot7-Mar-12 9:40
memberharold aptroot7-Mar-12 9:40 
GeneralMy experience Pin
Clifford Nelson7-Mar-12 8:06
memberClifford Nelson7-Mar-12 8:06 
GeneralC++? No. But C? Yes. Pin
Daniel Grunwald7-Mar-12 3:28
memberDaniel Grunwald7-Mar-12 3:28 
GeneralRe: C++? No. But C? Yes. Pin
MarqW9-Mar-12 5:18
memberMarqW9-Mar-12 5:18 
GeneralRe: C++? No. But C? Yes. Pin
Daniel Grunwald9-Mar-12 5:22
memberDaniel Grunwald9-Mar-12 5:22 
GeneralWhat exactly is the question of the poll? Pin
krumia7-Mar-12 0:34
memberkrumia7-Mar-12 0:34 
GeneralOh yesss Pin
nagendrathecoder6-Mar-12 19:19
membernagendrathecoder6-Mar-12 19:19 
GeneralYesss Pin
P.Salini6-Mar-12 18:11
memberP.Salini6-Mar-12 18:11 
GeneralAbsolutely yes. Pin
Petr Abdulin6-Mar-12 17:06
memberPetr Abdulin6-Mar-12 17:06 
GeneralGod used C/C++ it took 6 days to compile and link Pin
killabyte6-Mar-12 14:22
memberkillabyte6-Mar-12 14:22 

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