Since I'm looking for C++ programming jobs I thought it may look good on a resume to at least get certified.
I went ahead and got certified at NCSA (National Computer Science Academy). Then I thought I would get a Microsoft certification for Visual C++.
Guess what? They only offer VC++ certs. in the realm of .NET. There are no online certifications for C++ outside of .NET. So I have to start reading my huge .NET book and use their hideous new stuff just to get a MS VC++ cert. How ridiculous.
I don't know how most of you feel about certifications but for right now it's all I can do. With my job I really don't have time to finish my B.S. at the moment.
BTW: Have any of you started diving into .NET yet and if so what are your feelings on it? I'm looking more for experiences with the framework type posts, not opinions about whether or not MS is trying to take over C++.