I have a question...
now ive begun learning the regular cout c++ and all that but i always had some trouble with some things here and there and just never really got down to figure it all out so i finnally started college in januaray and was shocked to know we were learning c++.net which uses this Console::WriteLine() among other things was just not the same langauge even had a String* variable type that by far was my favorite change to it finnally can make strings easier though dont like the fact .net despises char's but none the less String* is cool/less of a pain in the but to use lol
now my question is whether this .net or standard c++ is better I mean i can understand .net trying to make unifying things alot easier and all of that but it seems to only have much of a use for windows programming(granted its the mainstream) but what about other things?
i know games(which id love to make) dont use windows obviously well at least not all of them wouldnt benefit from this and so to me .net just seems like a weird distorted not real version of c/c++
so i must ask what is the point of this .net business i really dont completely get it i can see its uses but it also has its own downside that doesnt seem that great either?