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Re: [vox-tech] win32 compiler

Microsoft's official C++ development platform is Visual C++,
or MSVC.  MFC refers to the Microsoft Foundation (C++)
Classes, which comes with MSVC.  Yes you have to buy it.

I've used this stuff extensively in a prior life.

-- Rod

On Tuesday 21 October 2003 09:56 am, p@dirac.org wrote:
> thanks jon (and mark).  one question.  are GUI development libraries
> available on microsoft?  in other words, can you compile GUI oriented
> programs (and not just programs that live in a DOS box).
> i know there's something called MFC which (i think) people have to pay
> for, but i have no idea what it does.
> sorry for being so lame, but i really know NOTHING about windows, other
> than how to it set up to talk to samba.  :)
> pete
> On Tue 21 Oct 03,  9:50 AM, Jonathan Stickel <jjstickel@myrealbox.com> said:
> > Pete
> > 
> > Are you aware of Bloodshed Dev-C++ 
> > (http://www.bloodshed.net/devcpp.html)?  It appears to use a windows 
> > port of GCC for the compiler.  It's all GUI oriented, which I know you 
> > don't like, but when I tried with some simple programs it "just worked".
> > 
> > I don't know anything about mxwindows, though.
> > 
> > Jonathan
> > 
> > 
> > p@dirac.org wrote:
> > >i've played around with wxwindows, which is supposed to be one of the
> > >most cross platform GUIs around.
> > >
> > >i've written some test programs on linux, and now i'd like to try to
> > >compile them on windows (we have win98).
> > >
> > >there's lcc-win32, but AFAIKS, it's for C, not C++.  are there any free
> > >C++ win32 compilers that will compile my wxwindows code?
> > >
> > >pete

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