Ok, thankyou for the information. I am currently using Dev-C++ 188.8.131.52 which may very well be outdated. Since Visual Studio compilers seem like a very popular choice, and alot of environment specific tutorials etc use Visual Studio, I may consider switching to it. I have read that VS 2008 is available in a free but limited version. Is this limited version worth downloading?
After getting an up to date compiler I will get back to coding the project. If I have anymore questions, I will probably start a new thread so people don't get annoyed by thread bumping.
Thanks for all your help