I'm currently researching my degree dissertation. Loosley titled 'C++ is it passed its sell by date'. The idea being to discover if C++ is being overtaken by other less complex languages when designing and writing applications from scratch. Is C++ merely now a tool for tuning applications already written in C++? Has C++ popularity waned in recent years?
So what is the general concensus on this subject? Any replies would be much appreciated as an initial springboard for my research.