[ale] looking for a good C++ book for an experienced C programmer.
Michael B. Trausch
mike at trausch.us
Thu Aug 19 13:05:36 EDT 2010
On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 12:36 -0400, Chris Fowler wrote:
> Qt Creator has some things going for it. First, Geoffrey can write
> programs that run under Linux and Win32. I'm not sure about OSX.
> Second, some libraries and files can be wrapped up into the executable
> as a file.
> The portability of code written using that IDE is something that I'm
> interested in.
GTK+ is quite portable: it runs on many UNIX-like systems including Mac
OS X, and Windows. Of course, just as with any sort of shared system,
the shared libraries need to be present in order for the executables to
> I'm sure that if he did write in GTK+ and loaded GTK+ in the Windows
> machine it would work. He would just need to compile the Win32 code
> in a windows development environment.
Not necessarily. On an Ubuntu system, one can install the mingw32
package, which enables cross-compilation to Windows; you can also
download the compilers and such and build them yourself for a
cross-compile configuration, if you wanted.
Furthermore, you don't need anything more heavy or complex than Emacs
and the GNU build system. Or vi, if you really like that sort of
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