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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?

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



 
GeneralSure. they should. PinmemberS.P. Tiwari18-May-12 0:37 
GeneralAssembly, C, C++, C#, Java Pinmemberdburr13-Mar-12 10:30 
GeneralCompSci's Should Write an Atari 2600 App Pinmembereric_ruck12-Mar-12 6:01 
GeneralSure! Pinmemberpjmlp12-Mar-12 0:25 
Generalc, smalltalk and lisp Pinmembergalaxy86918-Mar-12 22:55 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp PinmemberLeonardo Paneque10-Mar-12 10:01 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp PinmemberNick Granny12-Mar-12 5:21 
GeneralRe: c, smalltalk and lisp Pinmemberleiricho12-Mar-12 6:47 
GeneralI learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ PinmemberLarry Boeldt8-Mar-12 16:34 
GeneralRe: I learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ PinmvpOriginalGriff10-Mar-12 0:39 
GeneralRe: I learned Assembler, BASIC and Pascal in High School now they learn C++ Pinmemberstudleylee12-Mar-12 8:15 
GeneralAll these concepts are independent of C++; but you need C++ anyway. Pinmembernv38-Mar-12 7:25 
GeneralWhy not, I think we should also know about assemblies as well PinmemberPranit Kothari7-Mar-12 21:24 
GeneralYes, if... PinmemberDavid Kentley7-Mar-12 9:50 
GeneralRe: Yes, if... PinmemberCollin Jasnoch9-Mar-12 6:19 
GeneralThe question is inconsistent with the subtext Pinmemberharold aptroot7-Mar-12 9:40 
GeneralMy experience PinmemberClifford Nelson7-Mar-12 8:06 
GeneralC++? No. But C? Yes. PinmemberDaniel Grunwald7-Mar-12 3:28 
GeneralRe: C++? No. But C? Yes. PinmemberMarqW9-Mar-12 5:18 
GeneralRe: C++? No. But C? Yes. PinmemberDaniel Grunwald9-Mar-12 5:22 
GeneralWhat exactly is the question of the poll? Pinmemberkrumia7-Mar-12 0:34 
GeneralOh yesss Pinmembernagendrathecoder6-Mar-12 19:19 
GeneralYesss PinmemberP.Salini6-Mar-12 18:11 
GeneralAbsolutely yes. PinmemberPetr Abdulin6-Mar-12 17:06 
GeneralGod used C/C++ it took 6 days to compile and link Pinmemberkillabyte6-Mar-12 14:22 

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