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Does anyone think I should buy this product? Visual C++ 6.0 programming starter kit?

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Does anyone think I should buy this product? Visual C++ 6.0 programming starter kit? It has the Visual C++ Introductry Edition. I can''t buy the Standard and the Pro edition now. Im 13 years old.

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Have a look at the MS student license scheme. I don''t know whether you can get VC++ on its own, but the entire Visual Studio 5 pro was around £100 a few years ago. If you can get C++ on its own, it will (probably) be a good deal cheaper than that.

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I''m very sorry but why BUY?? Find someone with a ADSL/cable connection and ask if you may download the intro version from there?? VC++ 6 is a good compiler in my opinion(Took me awhile before gotten used to the syntax highlight, but I know find it better then Borland). The intro version is for free so download it somewhere. Maybe someone in your surroundings has it on CD.

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I bought that programming starter kit, and I can tell you that the book going along with that product sucks.
Also know this:
When running any application you''ve done with introduction version, you got a nasty popup stating you can''t distribute introduction vc++ compiled programs.

I strongly agree on downloading.
Either that or try saving money to afford the standard edition.



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Save all your money and Get a Decent IDE, Maybe DevC++ 4.01 or Textpad.. www.textpad.com great little program really!!! Does HTML as well as c,c++... And goto www.borland.com and get the Borland C++ Build 5.05 Free Compiler.. it rocks, and has lots of STL examples...

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if you dont like it dont use it. there are legal free alternatives, and piracy is not one of them. if the intro version is free, then please post a link to where it can be downloaded on MICROSOFTS site. cause if it aint there, it aint free.

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