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Job market for c++

 
Pradeep bhatt
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How is the job market for C++. Companies tend to use modern langauages like Java, C# etc. Even in the mobile world we see java. Which applications use C++ now a days.
 
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Pradeep bhatt wrote:How is the job market for C++. Companies tend to use modern langauages like Java, C# etc. Even in the mobile world we see java. Which applications use C++ now a days.


C++ is used for a large number of applications, particularly those where performance is an issue. Bjarne Stroustrup maintains a list of major applications written in C++ here
 
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Most commercial Java Runtime Environments (JRE) are written in C++. So, when you think you are using Java, you most likely are also using C++ and don't even realize it
 
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yes,Now a days most of the companies use modern langauages like Java, C# etc..But most of the applications of c++ are used in java and other languages.
 
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Jimmy Clark wrote:Most commercial Java Runtime Environments (JRE) are written in C++. So, when you think you are using Java, you most likely are also using C++ and don't even realize it


While arguably true, it is also completely moot. It is not like you can claim C++ experience while working in Java....



Pradeep bhatt wrote:How is the job market for C++. Companies tend to use modern langauages like Java, C# etc. Even in the mobile world we see java. Which applications use C++ now a days.


C/C++ is still very prevalent in financial services, particularly in trading systems (and even more so, if those systems require low latency and/or high throughput).

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Welcome to the Ranch, Keshav Dussal
 
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Agreed that C++ has been used in the world class products but when we compare the job market of c++ with Java, i would say the market of c++ is small. c++ is used by technical savvy companies where performance is considered to be god. where as Java is used by millions of companies in millions of products.
 
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