That soy motherfucker that invented Linux or whatever said:C++ is a horrible language. It's made more horrible by the fact that a lot of substandard programmers use it, to the point where it's much much easier to generate total and utter crap with it. Quite frankly, even if the choice of C were to do *nothing* but keep the C++ programmers out, that in itself would be a huge reason to use C.
Some jackass Usenet poster with a hard-on for ((dead parentheses) languages) said:C++ is a language strongly optimized for liars and people who go by guesswork and ignorance... thieves and bums use C++.
This is objectively correct.C is the best language for people to learn
If you can't understand pointers, you shouldn't be allowed to program. They really aren't that difficult to wrap your head around as long as you aren't a brainlet.Despite the pointer issues people tend to have
start a project on something like a website or a simple game or whatever, look up how to do shit on stackoverflow, learn how to do that shit.