C++ is back ?

September 14, 2011

Tales blogs that C++ is back, and attributes it’s renewed significance to C++11 and Objective-C. I’d say it never went away. Of course C++ isn’t the right language for DB backed web form apps. But it’s absolutely the right choice for operating systems, drivers, gaming engines, pricing algorithms, HFT systems. Anything where efficiency, control and working closely with the hardware matter. I don’t see that changing anytime soon, since platform and language vendors are targeting the vast middle ground of “enterprise apps”. For “enterprise”, read boring…