Thread: Gaming in c

  1. #16
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    How can you make C an OO language? I mean it doesn't even have objects or methods or stuff like that. Atleast, that's what I think.

  2. #17
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    It does not.
    Using function pointers and structs, it may be possible to emulate classes in C, but it is in no way flexible nor necessarily fast (it would practically be like very function was a virtual function).
    Of course, it also has extra overhead, such as initializing those function pointer and so on.
    So, do not try to make C an OO language, is usually the lesson. It wasn't designed for it and it probably never will be.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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    With a great deal of work, you can make C into just about anything you want. Of course, it wouldn't be worth it.

    If you were smart enough to do that, you'd be smart enough NOT to do that, and just use C++, instead.

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    I am not a experienced programmer by any means, but I suggest that if you are not into like big time games then just use things like java cause they're a whole lot faster and more portable.

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