I have this idea that I want to write an operating system. I've started to learn C++, but I have a few questions...One is, obviously, am I using the right programming language? I have looked at a few forums on this site, and it seems to be half of the people saying that C++ is good for OS writing, and the other half saying that it's bad. (if whoever answers that question could give a reason, that would be nice) If C++ isn't a good programming language for this project, then what is?
The next question I have is where to start. Clearly, I have to become an expert at programming in whatever language I need first, but then where do I go? I kind of know what a kernel is, but if someone could explain more, that would be nice.
I'll probably come up with more questions later, but that's it for now.
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C is probably a better language than C++. Lots of operating systems have been written using C.
>>The next question I have is where to start.
Here are some google links you should …
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I'm not saying you can't do it in c++, but it will bring a lot of baggage (such as stl classes) that you may not want or need. C will be tighter code, smaller code, and often faster code.
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