Learning C/C++

Where I can get a Free C/C++ Compiler for windows 10? I want to learn C/C++?

http://www.codeblocks.org/ mmm not sure if it is a compiler as well that part might be paid for.

the verson you want http://sourceforge.net/projects/codeblocks/files/Binaries/13.12/Windows/codeblocks-13.12mingw-setup.exe/download

yes it is on SF, so if you got an ad blocker it my warn you about the website.

Also, I believe that Khan academy and MIT have good resources for learning this stuff on your own.

As long as you download the Codeblocks version bundled with MinGW should be all set.

Thank you for the link :)

If you're lazy like me and just want a scratchpad to write/compile random code snippets:


For real development, I'd use either VS Express edition or notepad++ and TDM GCC for windows.

If it was any other language, I'd recommend:
Has all the web dev languages and python/java but doesn't have C/C++

Python is written (internally) as C pointers so going from python to C would feel very natural if you're new to programming in general.

There is Visual Studio Community Edition which comes with the Microsoft C++ compiler and has most of the good stuff Visual Studio has compared to the old Express edtions. Downloading that is probably the fastest way to get a dev environment up and running. Also have used the MinGW package which comes with GCC for Windows and a Bash Shell. You should be able to get Clang as well, but I've never used it.

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