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  • Dev-C++

    beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2) 5.0

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    Community Created Design Studio

    7
    1164 votes
    • PROS: Robust editor helps with syntax style and formatting for clean correct and easy to use code, Built in compiler allows you to build debug and test your programs before packaging for production, Interface can be daunting moderate programming skill required,
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  • Code::Blocks

    13.12

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    Fully configurable development envrionment for C++

    6
    385 votes
    • PROS: Automatic detection of compilers, Build compilations without makefiles, Extensive number of plugins, Autofill code
    • CONS: Some plugins are poor quality
  • Microsoft Visual C# 2008

    Express 9.021022.8

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    Free Windows application creator for personal computers

    6
    439 votes
    • PROS: There is absolutely no charge to install Microsoft Visual C 2008, It provides the user with access to a host of automated tools and functions
    • CONS: Users will still need to have some previous coding experience, It is not as advanced as more modern software
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

    Express Edition SP1 9.0.30729.1

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    Add The Visual C++ Libraries To Your PC For Free

    6
    450 votes
    • PROS: Great for people who have deleted or corrupted their current C++ libraries, Handy for engineers working with pre-2010 code,
    • CONS: There is a more modern updated version, Many modern computers already have this software,
  • Borland DataBase Engine (BDE)

    5.1.1

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    Database plugin for Borland C++

    6
    50 votes
    • PROS: Support for SQL Access FoxPro dBASE and Paradox database implementations , Borland community has been around for a long time the support community is very well developed,
    • CONS: These plugins are technically complex and experience is needed to use, No graphical user interface all command line,
  • DirectX

    SDK 9.18.944

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    Utility library for programming with DirectX

    6
    240 votes
    • PROS: Creates DirectX compliant applications in C/C++ and C#
    • CONS: Not supported on all Windows platforms (see supported platforms)
  • Auto C

    3.6.56

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    With this software users can simply point and click to create the C source code for a Windows application.

    6
    51 votes
  • MyGeneration

    1.3.0.1

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    Windows

    Program scripts in C#, VB.NET, JScript or VBScript

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Works with multiple languages
    • CONS: Doesn't offer many instructions for non programmers
  • wxFormBuilder

    3.0.57

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    Windows

    Create your own widgets using C++

    8
    5 votes
    • PROS: Saves information in XML format, Creates widget templates,
    • CONS: Requires a high degree of C++ knowledge
  • Appmethod

    1.14

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    Build Android, iOS, Windows and Mac OS X apps in C++ with a single code base

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