As a middle-aged Delphi programmer who has been programming in Pascal for nearly a quarter of a century, I don't know a thing about C.
I have the source code for a DLL and someone has offered to supply some modifications to the source to add some extra functions. However, these modifications will be in C - which as I said I know absolutely nothing about.
What do I need to be able to re-compile the DLL? Are there any free compilers which will do this? What files do I need to have with regards to the DLL source code? I have .C, .H, .DEF and .RC files, but not knowing what they are, I don't know what actually should be there.
Learning a new language like C from scratch isn't viable when you are closer to 50 years old than 40, so I'm hoping someone on here will take pity and help guide me through the process.
As a Delphi programmer, I'm hoping not to be treated as an 'enemy in the camp'. I'm not here to claim that Delphi is better than C or anything like that - it isn't. I just use Delphi because of my background in Pascal, so please don't flame the hell out of me.
C is an excellent language and it's programmers are extremely talented. I'm hoping someone out there is able to help.
Thanks in advance...