Re: [HELP] Brushing up my C++?

Discussion in 'C++' started by Peter van Merkerk, Aug 25, 2003.

  1. "ark" <> wrote in message
    news:WlF1b.78959$...
    > My specialty has been optimization where that last single-digit % of
    > performance and/or footprint is what makes or breaks. I moved from

    embedded
    > assemblers to C hesitantly because, boy, was I good at returning CPU

    flags
    > from functions! Assemblers are for the most part sacrificed to

    portability,
    > to the extent of its practical existence.
    >
    > These days, the name of the job market game is C++, even in the

    embedded
    > world. So, I would like to ask the experts, what, if anything, I lose

    or
    > gain in C++ vs. C in the current state of the compiler art.


    You might find this article an interesting read:
    http://www.objectmentor.com/resources/articles/WhyAreYouStillUsingC.pdf

    --
    Peter van Merkerk
    peter.van.merkerk(at)dse.nl
     
    Peter van Merkerk, Aug 25, 2003
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