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If I know c++, is it important to learn c

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I don''t want to get into a whole C++ or C discussion, or OOP argument, or learn what the capabilities of each language is. I know that the more diverse and larger amount of knowledge you have the better you are. But realistically, If somebody knows C++, is it important for them to learn C if they want to work in the game industry

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Actually, knowing C++ does not mean you automatically know C. Sure C keywords are a subset of the C++ keywords, but there are other things in C that are different, especially with the standard libraries. Simply put, the way you do something in pure C is probably different than how you would do it in C++.

That said, learning C once you know C++ isn''t a "must do", but it''s not that hard to do either, so, IMO, you might as well. I''ve had to both read and write pure C code in my professional experience, so it can come in handy.

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I agree with the others, if you have learned C++ you know the most of C, so you don´t worry and just learn it on the fly.
Still I think it´s a good idea to know how C programmers do stuff, because there are still alot of programmers out-there, who write code "the C way".
(I´m one of them, from time to time).

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