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  1. ryukyus
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    ryukyus GBAtemp Regular

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    So, I decided to learn programming c++ , I have a code source editor , which is easy can be done with notepad, but I'm looking for a real great compiler that also comes with a linker, and beginner friendly, I downloaded Turbo borland c++ which seems to be a piece of crap, so can any of our resident programmers help me find a real good one please.
     
  2. Jiggah

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    Visual Studio Express

    http://www.microsoft.com/Express/

    It has the basic console feature, it's lacking in the Microsoft Foundation Class, which can be used for actual Windows application. However, since you're a beginner, just stick with the console for the time being.

    You could also try:

    Dev-C++ a.k.a. Dev-Cpp

    http://www.bloodshed.net/devcpp.html
     
  3. ryukyus
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    ryukyus GBAtemp Regular

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    ThX alot man
     
  4. Scorpei

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    devkit pro perhaps?
     
  5. UltraMagnus

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    anything that uses a GCC compiler is best.

    Dev-C++ is best for windows
    for linux I use K-develop

    stay away from the microsoft "visual" stuff, it will only cause you problems, it seems to have an odd implementation of some functions.
     
  6. Joe88

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    still using VS C++ 6.0 [​IMG]
    only works on XP and lower though
     
  7. MicShadow

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    Visual Studio Express is the best IDE in my opinion, easiest to use and plenty of useful features.

    Although GCC is a great compiler
     
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    GCC is my favorite compiler.

    So yeah, I recommend it.