why not ++?

This is a discussion on why not ++? within the General Discussions forums, part of the Community Boards category; Originally Posted by Mario F. All the mainstream languages do, for sure. *cough*java*cough*...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario F. View Post
    All the mainstream languages do, for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elysia View Post
    That's the point. Objects, abstraction, encapsulation, generic.
    It's not that you can't do it, but it quickly becomes a nightmare to manage.

    Try coding a large game in C. Oh, it's possible, but it's probably not going to be easy.
    But the thing is that modern programming languages makes it easier.
    My company's product is roughly the same number of lines of code as Windows XP, and it's written in M (AKA MUMPS). You manage.

    Really, working on a big project is more about good quality control and good documentation than anything else. You can do big projects object-oriented or procedural, and as long as you keep standards high there's not a huge amount of difference.
    You ever try a pink golf ball, Wally? Why, the wind shear on a pink ball alone can take the head clean off a 90 pound midget at 300 yards.

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