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swgh
09-12-2006, 02:06 AM
I have heard that the latest version of DevC++ (4.992) is the final version that bloodshed software are creating, Is this true?
I think they are going to concentrate more on code::blocks. I love Dev, and have 4.992 version as i use it for toy programs. It is quick and easy to use and unlike code::blocks you do not have to create a new project from scratch to create a 1 source file program. Does anyone know any more on this?

Ken Fitlike
09-12-2006, 02:14 AM
Since you're not actually asking for technical advice, GD seems a more appropriate context for this discussion. Moved.

edit:

As far as I know development has stalled. There's presumably more information to be had on dev-cpp's sourceforge page (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dev-cpp/).

major_small
09-12-2006, 02:19 AM
well this is what happened (afaik, iirc, etc):

the bloodshed team moved on to bigger and better things, leaving Dev-C++ mostly dead, but there were (are) still a few coders working on it slowly

for the most part, the project's dead (and has been for quite a while), but even so, Dev-C++ is still the top windows IDE IMO. At least until the new standards come out... in which case, if Dev-C++ can't keep up with them, we'll all have to find something new (maybe code::blocks?)

Cheeze-It
09-12-2006, 02:51 AM
Djgpp!

major_small
09-12-2006, 02:20 PM
it'd be cool if cprog could try to resurrect it... but it's written in python...

Ken Fitlike
09-12-2006, 02:23 PM
I think you mean delphi, assuming 'it' refers to dev-cpp.

maxorator
09-12-2006, 02:26 PM
It is written in Pascal (almost the same as Delphi).

Ken Fitlike
09-12-2006, 02:32 PM
No, it's written in delphi:
Programming Language : Delphi/KylixKylix being Borland's linux delphi ide(see the link in my first post in the thread).

major_small
09-12-2006, 02:33 PM
I think you mean delphi, assuming 'it' refers to dev-cpp.
oh yeah my bad, sorry about that.

Mario F.
09-12-2006, 02:35 PM
It's written in Delphi. Not Pascal, not Python.

And Delphi is not almost the same as Pascal. Unless you refer to the very early Object Pascal versions. Delphi is a far shot from those times.

Queatrix
09-18-2006, 11:48 AM
I have heard that the latest version of DevC++ (4.992) is the final version that bloodshed software are creating, Is this true?
I think they are going to concentrate more on code::blocks. I love Dev, and have 4.992 version as i use it for toy programs. It is quick and easy to use and unlike code::blocks you do not have to create a new project from scratch to create a 1 source file program. Does anyone know any more on this?

I hope your wrong.

major_small
09-18-2006, 01:06 PM
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1334635&forum_id=33286

I present this for the masses... keep in mind that even after that post, over a year later, still no new version.
and I just realized cprog is the first website in their list of C/C++ resources (http://bloodshed.net/c/index.html) :D
(other than gamecoding, but most visitors to bloodshed's site probably can't use that anyway)

Mario F.
09-18-2006, 02:47 PM
There's also the Tracker at SF., which seems to indicate the project is basically dead.
http://sourceforge.net/project/stats/detail.php?group_id=10639&ugn=dev-cpp&mode=week&type=tracker

It is still a good editor for small projects, I reckon. Simple to use, lightweight. It's the debugger integration that always threw me off though.

Meanwhile wxDev-C++ (http://wxdsgn.sourceforge.net/changelog.php?sid=5ca74864538760f0170082278b9ecc63 #69) is an alternative. However, it seemed to have also stopped on its tracks the beginning of this year.

Code::Blocks with its constant development seems to be a much better option these days. The debugger integration alone justifies the change.

rainmanddw
09-19-2006, 06:06 PM
I switched form the devcpp ide to the codeblocks ide. I like codeblocks a whole lot better but it took me a while to get used it and get it configured.