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Posted by Sinaskape [send private reply] at January 05, 2002, 04:17:31 PM I sent a message earlier. But I don't see it on any pages! :)
If there are any game programmers out there, can you give me some tips on how to get started? What should I start with? What language? (I WILL NOT USE VB- I hate it).
Posted by Johnny [send private reply] at January 05, 2002, 06:07:15 PM I'd suggest any variation of C++ or Pascal/Object Pascal (ie: Delphi). You can easily learn C++ right off the bat. It's not too hard at all if you just work at it.
Posted by Sinaskape [send private reply] at January 06, 2002, 12:51:08 AM Thank you for your information! Others, please reply!
Posted by x_dimitri [send private reply] at January 13, 2002, 09:04:44 AM C++ is a good idea. I'm learning too, anyway.
Posted by CViper [send private reply] at January 18, 2002, 02:16:23 PM i'd start with "pure" c first and then go over to c++.. the "primitive" stuff is anyway the same (variables/functions)
mostly all tutorials just confuse stuff by using cin/cout with their weird syntax.
(overloaded operators are just confusing before you understand classes & functions. i see that in our computer class, where nobody seems to know how & why they work (probably not even our teacher, but thats an different matter))
Some ppl will probably disagree, but whatever :)
Posted by DakeDesuDx [send private reply] at January 18, 2002, 02:38:45 PM I agree CViper actually!
I was long confused by the bitwise shifts in cin and cout.
Though cout is a lot easier to use, in some cases than printf. (I've honestly never remembered anything other than %s, %d, %l, %c)
Posted by gian [send private reply] at January 18, 2002, 03:10:21 PM I like stdio... I've never felt any real need to use cout or any other iostream function...
Posted by vladimir_l [send private reply] at January 20, 2002, 11:53:13 AM I agree with you , I hate VB too. Althought I would never say its "bad" or "useless". VB has its own purposes. C++ is the best language , Delphi is good too. But bear in mind there are many good languages , why dont you go to Google and search throught their directory , Computers =>> Programming =>> Languages. It can be useful .
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