On Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 18:38:02 UTC, Alexandre wrote:
I would like an honest opinion.
I have a beginner level (able to do very small programs) in a
few languages such as python, go, C, guile(scheme) and common
lisp. I want to pick a language and go deep with it and focus
on only one for at least the next 2 years or so.
Should I go for C and then when I become a better programmer
change to D?
Should I start with D right now?
The reason I am considering starting with C: since I am a
beginner, obvious I will need lots of books, tutorials, videos
etc. And I believe C would have more resources and maybe a low
level to help with programming in general. And, when I need a
more powerful language, I would than learn D. Since you know
the good and the ugly of the D programming language I wonder,
what you would think would be the best to do right now?
Thank you for your help!
As you are deciding between C and D I can give you a tipp. Almost
all C tutorials and knowledge you can use directly in D. Even the
C library is available in D. You can program C within D if you
like and switch whenever you need or like to higher concepts
which will ease the development.
Also other C libraries you can use within D.
I would say, you loose nothing while starting with D.