Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Blog

Why are you still using C?

Why are you still using C?
Blog
4/21/2003 08:22 PM EDT

 4 comments   post a comment
NO RATINGS
View Comments: Threaded | Newest First | Oldest First
lwriemen
User Rank
Rookie
re: Why are you still using C?
lwriemen   2/28/2011 12:24:36 PM
NO RATINGS
I think the better question is, "Why are you still using 3GLs?" I would recommend skipping C++ altogether and programming in Executable UML (Mellor and Balcer). Use a model compiler to generate C code and avoid the overhead of C++ altogether.

Expat Canuck
User Rank
Rookie
re: Why are you still using C?
Expat Canuck   3/1/2011 3:21:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Wasn't there an article a few months ago in the EE Times Embedded section about how "REAL Men Code in C" ;-)

Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
re: Why are you still using C?
Susan Rambo   3/1/2011 4:20:58 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, Expat Canuck: To find "Real men program in C" go to http://www.eetimes.com/4027479 Michael Barr wrote the column for Embedded.com in 2009.

Techfreak_#1
User Rank
Rookie
re: Why are you still using C?
Techfreak_#1   3/2/2011 7:13:37 AM
NO RATINGS
Yeah as said by James W. Grenning, It is left to the designer to choose between C or C++ based on the application requirements.. But Programs written in C++ are easy to maintain and reusable.

More Blogs
Have you considered how programmable RF devices might enhance the products that you design?
There are many factors that contribute to radiated emissions problems. How well do you know them?
An EE Times community member poses an interesting question: Could the manufacturers of SMD components modify their center of balance?
Electrical engineering schools wanting modern test equipment will do well to befriend test-equipment companies.
The SoC interconnect is one area in which efforts to reduce power consumption need be re-evaluated.
Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll