[REBOL] Re: Windows GUI apps: Rebol/SDK vs. Visual C++ 2003
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 24-Jan-2003 18:02
* jose <[jjmmes--yahoo--es]> [030124 15:49]:
> I've got to the point where I see C as legacy and only
> very important to handle APIs to systems built in C.
> Just reading the first 2 chapters of Stroustrup C++
> reference and you see things differently, or his paper
> "Learning Standard C++ as a New Language"
C++ is touted as for large projects - but there must be
a reason that so much of the Linux Kernel is built in
C. Could it be CVS?
Watch those headers files :-) they'll kill your
> > (as opposed to C++)?
> > Do you know about Dynace?
> > > Actually, REBOL has been a great training language
> > to
> > > help me look into C++ with a broad set of
> > > requirements.
> > Not enough as been discussed (IMHO and within
> > earshot) about how to use rebol as a prototyping
> > tool and for transformational programming.
> > (Using rebol to write code for other, more
> > verbose languages like C/C++)
> > -tim-
> Not sure it's worth it. I thought about building a C++
> parser that translates a Rebol script into C++ , for
> performance but I don't think it's worth it. You code
> in C++ directly for performance and you use Rebol for
From what I've seen of some of the more advanced rebol
programming, the reverse might be the answer: Use
rebol to build C++ code - just a thought - and you might
want to research what is being done in scheme,lisp and
> In GUIs I think differently, Rebol might do the job so
> why spend more time to do the same.
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