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honey the codewitch30-Mar-19 15:49
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There's dying and there's dying. Looking through the job listings out there, C++ seems to me to be suffering, mainly because it's not well suited for the projects that are getting lots of investment. Often C++ seems to be often only even in a listing because it's in the 'experience in one or more of these languages' list, but it's probably not the one you are going to be using, it's just that at least you would have OO development experience if you know it.

I mean I think that the browser and the phone have been amongst the worst things to happen to programming in a long time (let's throw out all of the work done over decades and go back through the exact same ridiculously long and painful process again but even worse), but the fact is that so many development jobs are there. Or maybe they are on the back-end but they related to how can we collect as much data on people as possible and apply AI to exploit that data as much as possible and that's usually not C++ related either. It's more likely to be SQL or Hadoop or Azure experience or some such.

Don't get me wrong. I have a HUGE investment in C++ and it would be to my benefit if it were doing better. But I just really get the impression that it's on a precipice.
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