As a Computer Science student, would it be better to take an internship where I’ll be programming in C++ in a Linux environment, or one w…

Answer by Sharmilli Priyadarsini:

I would suggest you take your internship on C++ on Linux. The reasons are,
1) though C# (C++++) is claimed to be Microsoft's improvised version of C++ , C# is just a dedicated Microsoft language that is written to make the best use of. NET framework, C++ had richer features over the latter and powerful enough to write system softwares. In fact, MEF is brought to. Net only in version 4.0 which used to be there in visual C++ forever.
2) Startups usually go for open-source software stacks instead going for Microsoft stack due to the licensing cost. So C++ is a recommended choice.
3) As a fresher,  your .Net skills are least important than your C, C++ and oops skills during the interviews.
4) You will probably be given with a .Net training by the company if you get into .Net stream in service conserns.

As a Computer Science student, would it be better to take an internship where I'll be programming in C++ in a Linux environment, or one w…

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