Re: c++ confusion

got it, I have been seeing people post really outdated code and say they were 
using borland, so I didn't think it had been updated.
On Dec 18, 2009, at 11:18 PM, Ken Perry wrote:

> 
> 
> Borland is not outdated if you get the new Borland if you use the free one
> it is but even Borland 5.5 is a good environment to build 32 bit programs.
> The problem with the newer c++ builder is the access for the development
> environment sucks since its Java.  
> 
> Ken
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tyler
> Littlefield
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 7:51 PM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: c++ confusion
> 
> Hello,
> Return 0; has nothing to do with the memory. It's just the exit code that
> gets returned to the calling process. The memory management is delt with by
> the OS its self, and the library.
> If you want to use borland that works too, but as far as I remember, borland
> is kind of outdated.
> 
> On Dec 18, 2009, at 5:23 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> The return (0) line indicates that you have finished executing the code
> and
>> is forfitting the memory so that other programs can use it. Personally, I
>> put that line at the end of my programs.As for command-line tools, I
>> recommend Borland.
>> Cheers,
>> Joseph
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alex Hall
>> Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 3:54 PM
>> To: Blind Programming List
>> Subject: c++ confusion
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> I may have to learn a lot of c++ or, more specifically, visual c++
> sometime 
>> soon. I am confused on some things from my limited c++ experience in the 
>> past:
>> 
>> 1. Some compilers want the "return(0) and a few other lines at the end of 
>> your main function, while some do not. I have noticed this and similar
> small
>> 
>> differences. What is this all about, and what decides what specific code 
>> needs to be included?
>> 
>> 2. What is visual c++ to regular c++ and is it very different? Can I use
> my 
>> favorite c++ program to compile vc++ or does this language require its own
> 
>> compiler?
>> 
>> 3. Is there a simple command-line c++ or vc++ compiler I can get so I can 
>> use EdSharp instead of a dedicated IDE?
>> 
>> Thanks for any help!
>> 
>> 
>> Have a great day,
>> Alex
>> New email address: mehgcap@xxxxxxxxx 
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