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vc 7 is vc.net, if you know that term.. (or visual studio.net)

i moved over to it and never want to step back.. dunno if you _need_ it, but for sure its a cool thingy

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Definitely VC7/.NET. The new IDE is gorgeous, especially the class view enhancements. Oh, and intellisense actually works nowadays.

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Visual Studio 7 seems to be more promising for future version of DirectX and Windows. I like the GUI of VS7 better than VS6.


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The VC7 IDE ( .NET, unmanaged ) has some unnerving bugs. If you don''t need it, keep VC6 around. It''s faster anyway. Get VC8 as soon as you can ( Final Beta on MSDN download, final version announced for spring ), it''s great.

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I agree wait for the VS .NET 2003 it should be out sometime in febuary? april? I forget but they say it should be out around the same time as MS Server .NET so it''s not that long of a wait.

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Keep in mind that VC 7 runs only on 2000 & XP (I''m not sure off the top of my head if it runs on prior NT versions). So if you''re still running 95, 98, or ME, you''ll have to upgrade or dual-boot to run it.

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Whats new in the IDE of 2003?

Woops, NT4 and up ARE supported. My bad.

[edited by - antareus on December 27, 2002 1:48:02 PM]

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