Is it necessary to learn C before C++ ??

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    I've read that it might actually be better for you to not learn C before C++ due to the slight differences...I can't name them off the top of my head, heh, but thats what it said...

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    >I've read that it might actually be better for you to not learn C before C++ due to the slight differences
    Those slight differences being that good style with C tends to be bad style with C++. The two languages when used correctly will use different idioms and general practices. So if you want to learn C++ the right way, it's considered better to not be tained by C first. However, everyone is different, so use your own judgement when it comes to what you want to learn first.

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