RE: Is Visual C++ Accessible - Was: C++ and I are getting divorced.

I've actually downloaded Eclipse for C/C++.
I assume this version is ready for C development out of the box.
But I have not tried it yet.

-----Original Message-----
From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alex Midence
Sent: 30. juli 2010 05:28
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Is Visual C++ Accessible - Was: C++ and I are getting divorced.

Have you tried Eclipse?  If you get the cdt plugin, it's very c-friendly.

Regards,
Alex M

On 7/29/10, Øyvind Lode <oyvind.lode@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well said Bill!
> Personally I don't like the Visual Studio IDE though.
> VS C++ 2008 don't like C so to hell with it!
> I just tried it again and yes I selected General and General empty project
> when I created the project.
> Then I typed in the code editor:
>
> #include <stdio.h>
>
> int main()
> {
>   printf("Hello World!\n");
>   return 0;
> }
>
> But now way.
> As soon as I type the closing brace VS deletes it...
>
> I'm starting to think that maybe the Express Edition don't support ANSI-C.
> Anyway I'm currently much happier to do my coding in EdSharp and manually
> compile with GCC.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bill Gallik
> Sent: 29. juli 2010 22:58
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Is Visual C++ Accessible - Was: C++ and I are getting
divorced.
>
> May be just me, but I'm detecting the beginning of some surliness on this
> thread.  There are a number of programming languages available for us to
> use.  And I personally don't believe that one's choice of which language
has
>
> anything to do with that person's psyche rather than the choice of the IT
> shop or what they've heard about the various languages.
>
> C is a very good programming language, Pascal is a very good programming
> language, I'm sure that Python is likewise a very good programming
language.
>
> Are each equally appropriate for each and every  project, I seriously
doubt
> it.  But I don't think it is appropriate for anybody participating on this
> thread to cast dispersions on anybody else's character.
>
> For Pete's sake, a programming language is a tool -- not a way of life.
> Some folks prefer pliers, others prefer Vice-Grips; doesn't make anybody
bad
>
> people!
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