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Any nice free c++ compilers/editor ?

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Hi, I''m wondering if anyone knows of any free nice c++ compilers, eg with good intellesense type things, helper things while coding, also id be doin alot of directx with it, if that means any thing. or if you know of any decently priced compiler/editor thanks,

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Microsofts compiler is now free - though the IDE is not, I don''t have the link handy but if you look through the April / May news archives on gamedev.net

This page will be useful for tools and stuff

http://www.gametutorials.com/links.htm

including

http://www.bloodshed.net/

which I hear quite a few people use.

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The usual Dev-C++ IDE
Also Digital Mars compiler is pretty good, comes with MicroEmacs which, if you know how to use it, can be a very helpful development environment.

Finally, interesting site describing how to get Microsoft''s compilers, SDK, STLPort etc. working with the (free) eVC (MS embedded visual tools). As the site points out Microsoft have now released their optimising compiler for free so you should be well set up with all that.

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quote:
Original post by Code_Dark
quote:
Original post by johnnyBravo
i just installed the bloodshed one, does it have any intellisense that u can setup?

doesnt seem to have any


Well, no matter what IDE you have, you still gotta know how to code...



lies

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.,,im a lazy programmer

anyway ive gone to tools, editor options, class browsing(class browsing/completion) done all that and still it doesnt do any auto completion, intellisense for me

what else do i have to do?


oh:

also how to i add .lib files to my project?

thanksm

[edited by - johnnyBravo on May 27, 2004 5:52:48 AM]

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