1. Ikki

    OP Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.
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    Sssssoooo

    I was looking for a good C/C+/C++ compiler since I want to start putting into action whan I'm learning at school and stuff.

    Anyone who knows about it can suggest any to me?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Depends on what platform you want to program for and how.

    If it's for the PC, every single compiler will give you the exact same end result.

    If you prefere to have a nice GUI, use Visual C++ Studio by M$ Boyz.
     
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    Extremely incorrect, different compilers provide completely different end results. The differences in execution speed, memory usage and size for executables compiled with different compilers is very relevant. Compile a huge project in old and obsolete Dev-C++ and then in VS2010 and you'll notice a huge difference.

    Microsoft Visual Studio has the best compiler for Windows. That's it. The application is huge (especially Ultimate) and bloaty, and it has many things that can turn you off. But the compiler beats the fuck out of the competition.
     
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    I would just stick to vs 6.0
    its pretty light weight and fast (compared to 2010 at least)

    and there is no "C+" language or compiler
    ++ is a reference to to c where you can add 1 to a variable, instead of writing it as "i=i+1;" you can write it short as "i++;" which will both do the same thing
    so C++ basically means C +1 which in this case would be classes and other data structures
     
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    wtf? c++ is definitely referring to a language. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B

    and as far as a compiler, i would suggest gcc and friends.
     
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    your not understanding
    the "++" is a reference to the shortcut in C to add 1 to a variable

    C++ added classes (as well as a lot of other misc things)
    thats why its C++ (C plus classes)

    even the that wiki link you posted says that in the end of the first paragraph
     
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    You should've read the wikipedia article before posting it!

    In the Etymology we can clearly read :
    "It stems from C's "++" operator (which increments the value of a variable) and a common naming convention of using "+" to indicate an enhanced computer program."

    Also, nobody mentioned Intel C++ compiler (I've never used it)
     
  8. Ikki

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    I was kinda derpy when I wrote that. I probably meant C#.


    I guess I'll go for VS. Maybe try the others.
     
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    if you want C# alo then go with at least VS 2005
    2008 seems to be the favorite though
     
  10. Ikki

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    I'm not looking for any specific variation of C, just something that has the functions C has.

    I'm installing 6.0 as you suggested before, thanks.
     
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    same goes for the c#
    where if you divide the "#" 2 times you have 4 "+"

    bit off topic i guess?

    visual c++
     
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    make sure to also download and install sp6 for it or else it will crash when trying to compile on vista and above
     
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