hey guys. I'm a complete noob to programming and am looking towards programming for gamming. I start c++ classes in about 2 months. My question is what should i use to make my programming experience more efficient and any other tips in speeding me up in the direction to programming for gamming. I downloaded the Borland compiler and not sure what too use for an IDE. what are the differences between IDE's. any recomendations for practising some game programming?
any advice from a veteran would be very welcome!.. thanks.