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Old July 29th, 2006, 12:31 PM
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 hi what are the main differences between c# and c++

Old July 30th, 2006, 03:39 PM
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Hi there,

Please take a look here and see if that helps: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html


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Old August 4th, 2006, 12:20 AM
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Dear sreenu,
The information i'm giving as per my knowledge is right.
here is your question result.

Difference between C# and C++

1. C# does not support multiple inheritance.
2. C# does not support pointer types for manipulating. However, they are used in ‘UNSAFE CODE’.
3. We can only create objects using new keyword.
4. Arrays are classes in C# and therefore they have built in functionality for operations like searching, sorting and reversing.
5. Arrays are referenced types rather than value types as they are in C++ and therefore stored in the heap.
6. C # does not allow silent fall through in switch statements It requires explicit jump statements at the end of each case statement.
7. In C#, switch can also be used on string values.
8. C# does not support default arguments.
9. In exception handling, unlike in C++ ,we cannot throw ant type in c#. The thrown value has to be reference to a derived class or System.Exception object.
10. We can’t access static members via an object , as we can in C++;
11. C# defines null as a keyword and considers it as an intrinsic value.
12. General catch statement catch(…) in C++ is replaced by simple catch in C#.

Features of C++ which are dropped
1. Macros
2. Multiple Inheritance
3. Templates
4. Pointers
5. Global variables
6. Default arguments
7. Constants number functions

Enhancement to C#
1. Automatic Garbage Collection
2. Versioning support
3. Strict type safety
4. Delegates and events
5. Boxing and unboxing
6. Web services

I hope u like it.

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Dear Imar,
i like your given link.I got the point which you suggest.Thanks. I hope other guys whoever read your reply got the point.

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