"How can i do C++ for free?"
2018-08-30 10:54 freecpp [permalink]
Someone at work asked me "Is there a way to do some C++ for free?", and told me to mail some links. I did and thought it's a kind of nice overview, so I post it here as well.
If you're looking for a free C++ development environment, the first thing I can think of is:
but one of the main trendsetters has ofcourse always been Microsoft Visual C++, you can obtain here:
or ex-Borland's version with language extensions to make its UI designer work:
if you're willing to get to work with just a compiler, then this one is getting good remarks recently, not only because it's giving usefull error messages:
but there are plenty more:
https://www.embarcadero.com/free-tools/ccompiler (or perhaps this one https://edn.embarcadero.com/article/20633 )
(or the list from the creator of C++ itself: http://www.stroustrup.com/compilers.html )
but C++ is getting some negative remarks lately:
so what is recommendable to learn? currently good candidates are: