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How close are Java and C++

Posted on 2006-11-07
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Dear Experts,

My company is thinking of hiring someone for a Java programmer position who has no professional Java experience, but does have some C++.  How close are they?

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BrianMc1958
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If you get a C++ programmer who is good at OOD, s/he should be ableto cope with Java OK
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For working on J2EE. -No.
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From the point of view of syntax, too much the same
However you can not disregard the plenty of differences between them
Both have several beneficial advantages over each other and demand their own experienced programmers
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C++ is more tough than JAVA as per my reocon based on syntex.
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Thanks, folks.  No "right" answer here, so I'll split.
--BrianMc1958
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