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GuruX 06-25-2004 02:32 AM

best C++ tool
I am new to Linux. What C++ tool you guys use? I heard GCC is pretty good.

Ohmu 06-25-2004 05:22 AM

tool??? as compiler???
gcc is for c... g++ is for cpp

8route 06-25-2004 12:44 PM

You can try Magic C++.
You can try Magic C++. A handy visual remote Unix and Linux C/C++ IDE under windows just like VC++. It provides a "hello world" template, you can generate a "hello world" project by project wizard, you'll get something fairly easy to use. You can edit the source codes and debug it handily with this VC++ like IDE :-)

Magic C++ download site:

A "hello world" step by step tutorial( html format with illustrates )

Mara 06-25-2004 01:17 PM

Most people use gcc/g++ (>95%, I think). As they're command line tools, there are also graphical IDEs, two most popular are Anjuta and KDevelop, you can also use any text editor, most of them have syntax highlighting (and other features).

GuruX 06-25-2004 02:54 PM

Thanks guys.

johnMG 06-26-2004 12:10 AM

Use NEdit/vim/emacs/jEdit to edit your source code.
Use make to manage your builds.
Use g++ to compile your code.
Use exuberant ctags to create a tag file for your editor to load (helps you navigate your source).
Use gdb to debug.

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