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Old January 13th, 2004, 03:31 PM
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Default what is the difference between C# and visual c++

I really wanna know what to starting to learn, but i don't know the difference. Is it like between c and c++ ?

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Uh, they're two completely separate languages. C# is similar in structure to C++, but they're not interchangeable.

C++ is a more platform-independent standard application development language. That is, if you learn C++, you can write applications for linux, unix, windows, mac, etc... as long as you have a compiler for those systems.

C# is a purely Windows .NET development language. That means that if you learn C#, you can only write apps for Windows.

C# is a lot closer to scripting language than C++, so there's typically a shorter learning curve (it's easier to learn) and you can write more fully-functional applications faster, with less code. There's a lot of stuff that's just built-in to the language that you'd normally have to write yourself in C or C++.

As always, Google is your friend:

Take care,

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thanks for explanation

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