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What is a target platform???? and what is a gui-operating system and why is it called that??? what does gui stand for?? AND where can I get c or c++ Do you buy these programming languages?? where can i gat visual c++??? how much does it usually cost? Chip Holder

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Not you again...

Go google for Code::Blocks. It is a free C/C++ compiler.

You can easily use Google to find out the definitions of the words you were asking about. You need to learn to do at least a little research before posting a question.

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ok thanks
last question....

what do they mean when they say ...
a library is something that lets you connect to the hardware??? what exactly does that mean that a library does??

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A library is a place where you get books. You should try it sometime. [wink] Other then that I have no idea who "they" are and their comment on libraries doesn't make a whole lot of sense.

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oh
well
it says this...

DirectX is a library that allows you to access the hardware directly, which means you can write high-performance games.

thanks
chip holder

ps.
I have researched it and I still don't know what A TARGET PLATFORM is.
I have yahooed it and googled it but it tells me what a platform is in reference to hardware but nothing tells me what a Target platform is.

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oh
well
it says this...

DirectX is a library that allows you to access the hardware directly, which means you can write high-performance games.

thanks
chip holder

ps.
I have researched it and I still don't know what A TARGET PLATFORM is.
I have yahooed it and googled it but it tells me what a platform is in reference to hardware but nothing tells me what a Target platform is.


A target platform is the platform you are targetting. Meaning, the platform you are programming your software to run on.

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Target Platform.

Lets break this up into it's 2 basic parts. First you have target. What does target mean you ask? Well in this case it is "intend (something) to move towards a certain goal". Are you still with me? If so lts move on to...

Platform. Google tells me this is..
Quote:
In computing, a platform describes some sort of framework, either in hardware or software, which allows software to run. Typical platforms include a computer's architecture, operating system, or programming languages and their runtime libraries.


I hope I don't have to put the two together for you as well.

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so basically it's the main platform which you are using to run programs on like Windows. Right?


right.

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