[Tutor] Choice of tools

Brad M thebigwurst at gmail.com
Thu May 10 04:39:54 EDT 2018

Ya I am using that and the command line to compile at this point before I
can get VS to work for me again.

On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 4:32 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at gmail.com>

> On 09/05/18 10:10, Brad M wrote:
>> Hi all, I have a question about how to choose a proper IDE for C/C++
>> I have been using visual studio ever since my C++ 101 days, but now I
>> realized there is a problem: feature lock-in!
>> As an aside, I can't get "Error squiggles" to show up in my .c project in
>> visual studio 2017, where as in my .cpp project it promptly notifies me
>> of anything it doesn't like, such as printffffff("Hello world! \n );
>> Anyone know how to make it work for .c?
>> So I have been happily letting MS VS 2017 community do my thinking
>> for me, so to speak, when it comes to error checking. Now I found out
>> I can't do any work since there isn't that Error squiggles feature for me,
>> I have to hunt down my next IDE!
>> Well, Notepad++ has this really cool "VIM dark blue" theme that is
>> gorgeous! However, I am a lose for choosing my next editor/IDE...
>> 1) is it ok to get used to a feature that only some products feature
>> 2) is there anything else that has Error squiggles?
>> 3) recommend a C/C++ editor?
>> Thanks all...
> Check out Visual Studio Code as it's open source, is cross platform and
> supports most languages.
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> what you can do for our language.
> Mark Lawrence
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