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I have never looked at assembly code, so I can't visualize it even in pseudo-code, but I have been developing an interest in learning the basic algorithms for byte manipulation just for fun and to perhaps optimize code better.

C? It was my first real love in programming languages because it satisfied my inner megalomaniac. With UNIX environment variables and C, I could rule the cyber world (muah-ha-ha-ha!). But that was ages ago - back when C++ was just a baby and not well loved. We were creating objects in C and saw no need for a new language to do that. So I image that if I bothered with C++, my answer would be yes, because I'd be learning C++ through the lens of C programming, which is how I expect to learn Rust (which is a just for fun thing I'm going to do).

I'm a php web developer, which is pretty much as far from C as one can get. It's a 'forgiving' language, which is to say, it won't let you (fill in the blank). It assumes what you want and does that, even if what you want is an endless fork loop (lol). There is no declaring of variables, no acquisition of memory, no requirement for garbage collection most of the time - you can even have variables that are one type in some cases and another type in other cases. It's very different from C. I have no experience with C# and wonder how like C it is. I would learn it just to see (no pun intended), but I think I'll learn Rust instead.

As to the unusual nature of this, I'm curious to find out, but I do think it rather rare. It is what I would look for if I were ever in the position of hiring.
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