Review/discussion about: Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon / Episode 1 / Tohru meeting Kobayashi in maid form for the first time

while (true) cout << “Pretty good.\n”;

In Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon, Kobayashi herself writes code for a living. She seems to use a language akin to Python. Fine and dandy. But where it’s really at is C++.

Lambdas. Iterators. Queues and deques. The “auto” keyword. Pointers (and now smart pointers). Sure, the language is more verbose than a dictionary, and it can be a pain in the butt with all the object files and explicit data types floating around. But it’s such a fascinating, complex, and strong programming language otherwise. It’s the best one out there. To me, anyway.

Dragon Maid isn’t the C++ of the anime world, but it constructs enough fun objects to make for a very entertaining time.

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