Re: C++ Compilers for Windows, and a Good Book

lol -- yes, that sound like about as thorough and reliable a list as you 
could find.
--le

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Midence" <alex.midence@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2010 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: C++ Compilers for Windows, and a Good Book


Here's a list of compilers from the man himself:

http://www2.research.att.com/~bs/compilers.html

Doesn't get much closer to the source than that.

Alex M


On 12/16/10, Littlefield, Tyler <tyler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Wow, I haven't seen borland in use anywhere in quite some time, I
> figured they were out, so that's good to know.
> On 12/16/2010 6:52 PM, Ken Perry wrote:
>> There is still a c++ compiler from Borland that is not out of date and
>> compiles some tight code but  the install program is about as accessible
>> as
>> a java program in 64 bit.
>>
>> Ken
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Littlefield,
>> Tyler
>> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 5:11 PM
>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: C++ Compilers for Windows, and a Good Book
>>
>> bloodshed dev c++ was an IDE around mingw. Borland (AFAIK) is horribly
>> outdated.
>> On 12/16/2010 2:57 PM, qubit wrote:
>>> I haven't used either, but there used to be a C++ compiler from Borland,
>> and
>>> also a compiler called "bloodshed".  Have these gone by the wayside?
>>> There
>>> was also a free one that used to be populer called dev++.  I haven't 
>>> used
>> it
>>> either, just remember a lot of people were using them for a while.
>>> Lately only gcc and the Microsoft c++ compiler are being mentioned.
>>> --le
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Joseph Lee"<joseph.lee22590@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> To:<programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 3:29 PM
>>> Subject: RE: C++ Compilers for Windows, and a Good Book
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> I used to use Borland compiler, but since installing VS2008, I use VS 
>>> for
>> my
>>> projects.
>>> As for books, I read C++ Cookbook and Practical C++ Programming 
>>> (O'Reilly
>>> Books). I sometimes read Steve Heller's C++ A Dialogue (when I just
>> started
>>> learning about C++).
>>> Cheers,
>>> Joseph
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kerneels 
>>> Roos
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 4:59 AM
>>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: C++ Compilers for Windows, and a Good Book
>>>
>>> Hi list,
>>>
>>> Apart from the MinGW suite and Cygwin that both provide GCC , are there
>>> any other compilers for C++ that you guys can recommend -- including
>>> commercial ones -- for Windows?
>>>
>>> Last week I read a few chapters from the classic Thinking in C++ book
>>> available from www.mindview.com, and I was reminded again what an
>>> excellent language C++ still is. The book is really very good and
>>> comprises 2 volumes covering a lot of ground.  C++ is not a simple
>>> language, with many, many features you can shoot yourself in the foot
>>> with, but that is the price of power, execution speed and flexibility,
>>> and maintaining compatibility with C (part of the design objectives of
>>> the language).
>>>
>>> Most of us will probably not code business applications in C++, but I
>>> would encourage any serious programmer to study it to gain a deeper
>>> understanding of how Java and C# solves many of the difficult areas of
>>> C++ programming. If you fully understand the language and all it's
>>> features I think you might be able to code amazing applications and
>>> API's that will run fast and efficient. You will also be able to
>>> appreciate the contribution that more modern languages have made to the
>>> world of programming.
>>>
>>> It will be very interesting to see what the future holds for C++. From
>>> what I can understand there seems to be an effort underway to establish
>>> a new standard for the language code named 0X.
>>> Regards.
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> Thanks,
> Ty
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