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hi i am trying to start off with the hello world programme but dont know where i should type the programme do i need a application and if so what and where do i get it thx

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You can type your program into any plain text editor. On Windows, Notepad will do. On Linux, Emacs is ideal. I don''t know about Mac.

You then need a compiler to translate your program into executable code. Since you havn''t said what language you are using, I can''t help much there.

Any half decent book or web tutorial will explain this part in quite some detail.

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thx im on windows and it is c text to start then moving on to c++ .
so i put text on note pad then where do i get compiler from plz thk u thk u

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http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=272BE09D-40BB-49FD-9CB0-4BFA122FA91B&displaylang=en

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quote:
Original post by Drakkcon
You''re going to have to learn to use periods if you program with C though.


And not to rely on those lame shorthands like "u" and "thx"

If you have MSVC, just create a new console app. In the file menu, create a new project (File -> New) and select Win32 Console Application. Give it a name (in the project name field) and click ok. Then select "An empty project." That should get you started.

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quote:

You''re going to have to learn to use periods if you program with C though.



...C programmers don''t use periods;

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Any programmer.c knows that the proper language.syntax combines both periods and semicolons as appropriate; For instance, accessing data from within a structure is done using a period; Termination of lines is done using a semicolon;

Life would be so much easier if we could just get the source code.

[edited by - Venerable Vampire on May 9, 2004 7:24:58 PM]

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