Thread: Bigger projects - Microsoft VS or no ?

  1. #1
    Registered User MartinR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013

    Exclamation Bigger projects - Microsoft VS or no ?

    Hello, I am about to start bigger project in C and wonder, whether to use Visual Studio or my old IDE - DEV-C.

    Ofcourse VS has a lot of advantages over Dev-C and this question my sound stupid, but there is one big limitation in case of VS which is lack of support for C programming.
    In a matter of fact programming C in VS is just C code compiled in C++ complier, and here is my question, taking into account all pros and cons is it worth to program C inside VS ? Isn't it going to surprise me in some point ?

    Thanks for help.

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    VS C is basically a C89 compiler, so features specific to C99 and later are not included. It does have a good source level debugger.

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. small -> big -> bigger -> bigger than bigger -> ?
    By happyclown in forum A Brief History of
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-11-2009, 12:12 PM
  2. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 05-25-2007, 04:39 PM
  3. Declaring bigger int
    By gustavosserra in forum C Programming
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-20-2003, 04:39 PM
  4. planning and organizing for bigger projects
    By m00se123 in forum Game Programming
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-28-2002, 02:49 PM
  5. Bigger Avatars
    By Witch_King in forum A Brief History of
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 08-31-2001, 10:01 PM

Tags for this Thread