Linux, Php, and Git are a popular projects developed with C, in the other side OpenOffice, firefox, Clang, Photoshop are developed with C++, so it’s proven that each one is a good candidate to develop complex applications. Try to prove that a language is better than the other is maybe not the good debate. However we can discuss the motivations behind choosing one of them.
When I discovered the opinion of Linus Trovalds about C++, and as a C++ developer I totally disagree with his point of view. But it’s a point of view from the lead developer of the Linux kernel and git and he can’t be totally wrong. Continue reading “Try to understand the Linus Torvalds C++ opinion.”