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    C then C++

    Every time i log on i notice there are always more threads for C than C++. So why is it C is listed as the second option and not the first? Is that just me being pedantic?

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    Hmmm... Maybe ask in the general forum

    It makes sense - C came before C++

    And, yes, you are being pedantic :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Click_here View Post
    Hmmm... Maybe ask in the general forum

    It makes sense - C came before C++

    And, yes, you are being pedantic :P
    Yeah i wasn't sure where to post it Mods, if you want to move it feel free and sorry about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hex_dump
    So why is it C is listed as the second option and not the first?
    What are you talking about? C is the sixth option in that section.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    What are you talking about? C is the sixth option in that section.
    It's second for me when I click "forum" up top

    Quote Originally Posted by hex_dump View Post
    Every time i log on i notice there are always more threads for C than C++. So why is it C is listed as the second option and not the first? Is that just me being pedantic?
    1. The illustrious leader (some call him "webmaster") seems to be more C++ inclined, if I've observed correctly. Heck, he's written a book on it!
    2. The forum order on that page is fixed, and not based upon how many posts are added to each section - it's an irrelevant statistic.
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    In addition to what Matticus said, which I believe is the first reason, I have to say that the forum is named C board or C programming, so the visitor that comes here for first time, knows that here, C is been discussed. So, the webmaster placed C++ at the top, in order the user to see immediately that C++ is being discussed here too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by std10093 View Post
    In addition to what Matticus said, which I believe is the first reason, I have to say that the forum is named C board or C programming, so the visitor that comes here for first time, knows that here, C is been discussed. So, the webmaster placed C++ at the top, in order the user to see immediately that C++ is being discussed here too.
    That's a very good answer, and might explain why the C# board is not as popular

    Maybe bumping up C# might help
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    I doubt the position of the C# forum would matter as much as the fact that the online tutorials on the main website are on C and C++, and the fact that the webmaster is the author of a C++ beginner's book. My guess as to why the C forum sees more activity than the C++ forum: students are currently being taught programming in C more often than in C++.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    I doubt the position of the C# forum would matter as much as the fact that the online tutorials on the main website are on C and C++, and the fact that the webmaster is the author of a C++ beginner's book. My guess as to why the C forum sees more activity than the C++ forum: students are currently being taught programming in C more often than in C++.
    exactly
    In C++14 you just write "auto auto(auto auto) { auto; }".
    The compiler infers the rest from context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    I doubt the position of the C# forum would matter as much as the fact that the online tutorials on the main website are on C and C++, and the fact that the webmaster is the author of a C++ beginner's book. My guess as to why the C forum sees more activity than the C++ forum: students are currently being taught programming in C more often than in C++.
    Why has this site never developed c# tutorials?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Click_here View Post
    Why has this site never developed c# tutorials?
    in my 6 and a half years on this board, I've never seen anyone request C# tutorials here. my guess is that it's related to the fact that there are already millions of C# tutorials out there - many of them in much more conspicuous places on the net - and no one here cares enough about C# to post another redundant tutorial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Click_here View Post
    Why has this site never developed c# tutorials?
    Probably because there are not so many skilled C# individuals regularly visiting this board.
    See for yourself. 99% of the threads are either C or C++.
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    If there would be a C sharp tutorial here, I would read it for sure.

    And of course they won't ask for them.

    Let this scenario: A guy who is interested in C# comes in the forum. Checks the traffic in the forum. Sees that C# is of low traffic.
    What will do?
    Search the forum for a thread like this, in order to submit his interest in C# tutorial or leave the forum?
    You know the answer. You do it too, when you look tutorials for something.
    Quote Originally Posted by Click_here View Post
    Maybe bumping up C# might help
    [Kidding]
    This will result in many threads to be moved by the admins, since C and C++ code will be posted there.
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    If there would be a C sharp tutorial here, I would read it for sure.
    Why? Honestly tutorials are among the dodgiest ways to learn anything and if we do have C# people here, they're being quiet about it. Which means that even if someone starts writing tutorials there is no one here to help with the usual peer reviews.

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    It would practically make more sense having Java than C# as it more widely used and they are both as similar to C++. But it is just a "C Programming board" not a "Programming board" so the name was just a good excuse to add C# even though it was expected to have much less focus. I mean, c'mon, look at the logo on the top left of this page ("Your resource for C and C++")...

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