I'm just starting a new job where I'll be using C++ instead of Java. Does anyone know of a good forum where I can ask questions and people won't be rude or make fun of me? Or is javaranch the only forum in the world where you can talk about programming without being worried that you'll get flamed by arrogant, mean people? I am so sad that I'll be using C++ instead of Java because I've gotten accustommed to the community spirit of javaranch.
I am just starting to construct such forums here. My friend that helps me with the site just got his Masters degree in Computer Science and really knows his stuff. I am still learning too, but can be of some help.
There is also this site which is fairly active but I am not sure about the friendliness. I asked 1 question the other day and got a very lame response. I haven't recieved any input to my question since then.
When I was using c and C++, I hung out on the newsgroup comp.sys.mac.programmer.codewarrior. I've gotten some very useful help there.
If you are using ANSI C++, you could probably use that newsgroup; you don't have to let on that you're not using a Mac or codewarrior. If you are using MSC++ (Visual C++), you'll probably need to find a site specific to that language.
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