Click here to Skip to main content
15,610,426 members
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.
1.00/5 (1 vote)
See more:
I wanted to write my own code to develop an Idea for a new security program, what language should use? Im a hardware engineer, not software, so have only basic code skills for a beginner...

What I have tried:

nothing yet, because I dont want to share my idea yet
Posted
Updated 6-Feb-17 21:02pm
Comments
[no name] 7-Feb-17 3:25am    
What kind of hardware engineer are you? Every hardware engineer I've ever worked with over 30+ years would have known enough to have a good stab at the answer to this question or at least ask a better question. Do you work with digital or analogue devices? This is a serious question as you have not given us a clue to what environment this security device runs in which most engineers would know is essential information.

1 solution

As usual, it depends.

The choice of language would depend on the target environment (Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, etc.), and on the requirements.

If you are writing a low-level driver, C is probably the best (and sometimes - the only) choice.
If your application requires a GUI, you might consider writing the graphical part in C# (on Windows), Java (on Android), etc., and writing the low-level part in C or C++.
If it requires a Web interface, you will probably need to learn HTML, javascript, or other Web languages.

Good luck!
 
Share this answer
 
Comments
[no name] 7-Feb-17 3:46am    
Sir, can we write the GUI part in C# and the working functionality in C or C++? I dont know that is why I am asking could you explain this. Thank you
Richard MacCutchan 7-Feb-17 3:49am    
Are you the same person that posted this question? If so please delete the duplicate account.
[no name] 7-Feb-17 3:55am    
No, sir I am not blocked from this site. I can post questions and I have only one account with country(India). Thank you
Daniel Pfeffer 7-Feb-17 3:51am    
Reply

Yes, you could. The C or C++ part should be written as a DLL, and you could then call it from a C# program.

A quick Google of "Calling a C++ DLL from C#" should give you plenty of information on how to do this.

This content, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)



CodeProject, 20 Bay Street, 11th Floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2N8 +1 (416) 849-8900