Shaquil is not making his point very well, but he is not wrong.
What do you mean? My point was made pretty well in my original post. In fact, I expected it to get downvoted to hell because people would venemously disagree that C++ should ever be looked at or spoken of, but it's got 7 upvotes.
Phantom's supposed real problem is that he thinks I said C++ is easy. Here's what I said:
1. C++ is not nearly as hard as you think.
In response to that, he tried to discredit my ability to speak on this topic which you and several others have clearly shown is utterly subjective. The best way to make it so you don't have to build counterpoints to someone's points is to make sure the person can't raise anymore points. But I'm not going to let him do that. That's been my argument.
The whole C++ is easy nonsense is none of my concern. I didn't say that or even imply it. It's some fake sticking point he made up, and I'm not interested in recognizing it as a true point of debate.
As it stands, there are more native "game making" libraries for pure C and C++ than there are bindings for any other language so these languages must surely be the most versatile.
I'd agree there are more options available to C++ users, but there are plenty of good libraries available to Python users, and once more advanced they will also have the option of binding to libraries that aren't currently supported.
This exchange is a perfect example of what actually should have happened.
And one more thing: To those of you who might, for some unfathomable reason, think that the comparison of C++ to any form of advanced mathematics is a realistic one, you need a wakeup call: Let's say we compare C++ to Calculus. Can someone who knows nothing but basic arithematic learn C++? Absolutely. Can someone who knows nothing but basic arithematic (PEMDAS) learn Calculus? Absolutely not.
Any beginner C++ tutorial will teach you from the absolute ground up: Operators, variables, control structures, functions. It's all there for you. On the other hand, I challenge you to go find a book devoted only to Calculus that teaches you polynomial multiplication/division, let alone how to factor, let alone what a variable even is. Calculus has a prerequisite of many, many years of mathematical education. C++ has a prerequisite of knowing how to read, type and do basic arithematic. If you can start learning Python, you can start learning C++. But if you can start learning C++ does that mean you can start learning Calculus? Or Quantum Mechanics? To compare the two is just another wild delve into hyperbole, no better than comparing the errors you can make in C++ to handling a "nuke with rusted wiring" as someone else said previously. It's pure insanity.
You've got to be absolutely kidding me.