Help in C

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    Help in C

    mmm..
    i wanted to start working on C
    so i bought a C advanced book because i already worked on C++ and C#
    now..
    i have to use windows because this computer belongs to everyone in my family.
    my book works with interrupts.
    so after lots of searches, i found a compiler named djgpp.
    but then i wanted to use sockets, but i somehow i couldn't
    so i downloaded 'libsocket'
    which didn't worked nither!
    is there a solution to my problems?
    or should i just give up?

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    Originally posted by Salem
    I would suggest you take a look at this compiler
    http://www.borland.com/bcppbuilder/freecompiler/

    It's a command line compiler (like DJGPP), but its also a true win32 console compiler, so it also has access to the win32 API, including sockets (in the form of winsock)

    You can get more links to compilers here
    http://www.compilers.net/Dir/Free/Compilers/CCpp.htm
    mmm..
    i'm guessing u mean
    C++BUILDER COMMAND LINE
    but it doesn't enables interrupts.

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    Using interrupts means using DOS

    Using sockets means using win32

    The two are not compatible
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    What does that mean?

    i can't use sockets and dos in the same program?.....
    i guess that means i have no options but starting building windows programs..

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    Originally posted by Salem
    Using interrupts means using DOS

    Using sockets means using win32

    The two are not compatible
    Some people beg to differ.

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