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reply "Robert M. Münch" <robert.muench robertmuench.de> writes:
Hi, I will give DM++ a try and see how far I can come with it. I'm sure
others here have more experience with it. What's your experience with DM++
in the following areas:

1. Standard conformance? I used to play around with the KAI C++ compiler,
that impressed my with standard conformance.
2. Porting Unix code to Win32
3. Compiling Win32 VC++ code out-of-the-box
4. Developing new Win32 applications and DLLs

I really would like to hear your opinion about this.
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Dec 30 2001
parent reply user domain.invalid writes:
Robert M. Münch wrote:

 Hi, I will give DM++ a try and see how far I can come with it. I'm sure
 others here have more experience with it. What's your experience with DM++
 in the following areas:
 
 1. Standard conformance? I used to play around with the KAI C++ compiler,
 that impressed my with standard conformance.

Not complete up to the standard for C++, work in progress.
 2. Porting Unix code to Win32

No problem asuming you talk about general C code. The compiler is up to the latest C standard. I don't know how it handles the K&R C style C source code files. Never tried it.
 3. Compiling Win32 VC++ code out-of-the-box

Never had any trouble with it. Only minor issues.
 4. Developing new Win32 applications and DLLs

No problem at all. I'm using DMC++ for all my Win32 development projects. Console (TEXT mode) and MFC.
 I really would like to hear your opinion about this.


You will be suprised with compiling speed, executable sizes and execution speed. If you are going to use the IDDE you have a very powerful development environment for DOS16 DOS32 WIN16 and WIN32.
 --
 Robert M. Münch
 IT & Management Freelancer
 Mobile: +49 (0)177 2452 802
 Fax   : +49 (0)721 8408 9112
 Web   : http://www.robertmuench.de
 
 
 
 

Dec 30 2001
parent reply "Robert M. Münch" <robert.muench robertmuench.de> writes:
 Not complete up to the standard for C++, work in progress.

Hi, what's the most missing part? For what areas should I prepare to use workarounds?
 No problem asuming you talk about general C code. The compiler is
 up to the latest C standard. I don't know how it handles the K&R
 C style C source code files. Never tried it.

Ok, any experience with C++ code?
 3. Compiling Win32 VC++ code out-of-the-box


Do you directly use the VC++ make files or are you doing makefiles yourself for the VC projects?
 No problem at all. I'm using DMC++ for all my Win32 development
 projects. Console (TEXT mode) and MFC.

Fine to hear this.
 You will be suprised with compiling speed, executable sizes and
 execution speed.

I know and in the old days I was a Symantec C++ compiler user... and that's why I really look forward to use DMC++ and it's good to see that development continues.
 If you are going to use the IDDE you have a very
 powerful development environment for DOS16 DOS32 WIN16 and WIN32.

Is the IDDE the old Symantec IDDE or is there are newer one available? Robert
Dec 30 2001
parent user domain.invalid writes:
Robert M. Münch wrote:

Not complete up to the standard for C++, work in progress.

Hi, what's the most missing part? For what areas should I prepare to use workarounds?

Templates and STL.
No problem asuming you talk about general C code. The compiler is
up to the latest C standard. I don't know how it handles the K&R
C style C source code files. Never tried it.

Ok, any experience with C++ code?

Yes, but only with my own projects (no problems). Never ported back any piece of open source C++ software from unix to win32 using DMC++.
3. Compiling Win32 VC++ code out-of-the-box


Do you directly use the VC++ make files or are you doing makefiles yourself for the VC projects?

Using my own make files and IDDE projects.
No problem at all. I'm using DMC++ for all my Win32 development
projects. Console (TEXT mode) and MFC.

Fine to hear this.
You will be suprised with compiling speed, executable sizes and
execution speed.

I know and in the old days I was a Symantec C++ compiler user... and that's why I really look forward to use DMC++ and it's good to see that development continues.
If you are going to use the IDDE you have a very
powerful development environment for DOS16 DOS32 WIN16 and WIN32.

Is the IDDE the old Symantec IDDE or is there are newer one available? Robert

It is the same as the Symantec 7.5 IDDE.
Dec 30 2001