[C++ Beginner] Which compiler i should use??

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    [C++ Beginner] Which compiler i should use??

    I m a C++ beginner.. I used CodE:BlOcK on C. which compiler i should use for C++.. ?? Should Continue with code block or use MS Visual Studio??/

    Seniors Please help with ur experiences!!!

    Thanks In advance

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    Just use code::blocks and make sure you name your source files as prog.cpp (if you want C++) or prog.c (if you want C)
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    Code::Blocks is an IDE, hence it does not come with a compiler.
    That said, there is a link on Code::Block's homepage that bundles a compiler with the IDE. For the least trouble getting started, I'd recommend you just download that.
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    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
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    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

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