VB.NET 2005 vs. C/C++

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DanVerssen
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VB.NET 2005 vs. C/C++

Post by DanVerssen » Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:06 pm

I've started programming simple turn-based 2D games using Visual Basic .NET 2005

In the past, I've worked a little with C++, and VB seems easier to code in (at least to me).

Are there any limitations I'm going to run into by using VB instead of C/C++?

StateRoute170
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Post by StateRoute170 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:46 am

i dunno,im just tryin to find someone who will tell how to make a game,can you??

jftsang
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Post by jftsang » Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:43 pm

If you want to do Windows programming, then I strongly recommend VB.NET.

Edit It all depends on what you want to do. If you want to write games such as those written by Sean, then VB/VB.NET would be easier to use. Most programs nowadays are GUI programs, which VB/VB.NET handle better (at least on Windows systems). I personally use C/C++, but from a novice's point of view I would use VB/VB.NET. The language is simpler.
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