[SDL] I/O problem cont...

Daniel zombie_1985 at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 21 08:18:13 PST 2005


On January 4, 2005 1308, m7174389-1 wrote:
> - You say you code Java - well - let's hope that's not the only
> language because a jump from Java to assembler (which doom is written
> in) is a - let's say - HUGE leap. If Java is the only language you know
> you should learn C (or C++, but C is better (IMHO) if you want to head
> that way) first before hitting assembler.

Huh? DOOM was mostly written in C. It used to contain some small bits of 
assembler code in the original DOS version, but it was all ported to straight 
C in the Linux version (which is what was open sourced). The DOS assembly 
code is included in the source archive (in README.asm), but only for historic 
purposes.




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