C++ Compilers & IDE



C++ Compilers : 5 most popular C++ IDE / Compiler used to Run C++ Program

C++ Compilers are OS dependent so writing complex C++ Program is not an easy task , we have to put lot of efforts to write C++ Program if we don’t have IDE. IDE makes our task easy. We have list of different compilers used to compile and execute C++ programs on the different Operating Systems (OS). We have summarized all the compiles in the below list –

  1. Borland C++ / Turbo C++ [Old and most popular IDE]
  2. Visual C++ [Microsoft Platform]
  3. Dev C++
  4. GCC
  5. Eclipse

C++ Compilers : (You may get List of C++ Compilers Here)

Borland C++ :

Turbo C++ Compiler
  • Borland C++ is a C and C++ programming environment (that is, an integrated development environment) for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows.
  • It was the successor to Turbo C++, and included a better debugger, the Turbo Debugger, which was written in protected mode DOS.
  • Was most popular during 90’s.
  • Evolution of Borland C++ :
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Borland C++ Builder
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CodeGear C++ Builder
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Embarcadero C++ Builder

Visual C++ :

  • It is also called as Microsoft Visual C++
  • It is abbreviated as MSVC or VC++
  • It is¬†Commercial as well as free version is also available.
  • It integrated development environment (IDE) product from Microsoft for the C, C++, and C++/CLI programming languages.
  • It has tools for developing and debugging C++ code, especially code written for the Microsoft Windows API, the DirectX API, and the Microsoft .NET Framework.