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    Quote Originally Posted by Perspective View Post
    I don't know why you would discount cloud technologies as an argument in favour of C++. Engineering cloud architectures is a distributed systems/databases problem with efficiency as a high priority. There are plenty of opportunities for C++ in the cloud, though likely more on the server side.
    If you meant my comments... No I don't discount cloud computing in favor of C++ ... I just think it's one humungous security leak just waiting to happen...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perspective View Post
    I don't know why you would discount cloud technologies as an argument in favour of C++. Engineering cloud architectures is a distributed systems/databases problem with efficiency as a high priority. There are plenty of opportunities for C++ in the cloud, though likely more on the server side.
    Good point - optimizing high-traffic web apps, creating modules, etc. Fascinating projects.

    My original thoughts would be more accurately described as an internal debate about web vs. native programming, the future of each in the marketplace, and what that might mean for development careers.

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