C++ Compiler On FreeBSD

Christer Hermansson mail at chdevelopment.se
Sun Oct 7 05:26:32 PDT 2007

James Jeffery wrote:
> Evening to you all (or morning in some parts of the world).
> Im learning C++ from Sams Teach Yourself C++, now many will call this
> a dumb method, and the books pointless and stupid, but i have no knowledge
> of any lower level languages, so i do need to be spoon fed the basics.
> Im using Borland C++ compiler on XP and was wondering what compilers
> there are for FreeBSD that would allow me to compile and execute some
> of the examples i will practise from the book.
> Also if anyone wants to recommend any other books on C++ feel free. We
> are learning VB at college at the moment, i like it, but its not machine
> portable
> and i dont like the whole drag and drop way of creating a program, seems
> like
> cheating.
> Thanks for reading
> James

The FreeBSD Developers' Handbook could be good to check out as well:

I think it's best to start with C and then move onto C++, however I use 
C for low level things with only textbased user interfaces and Java for 
things that require a GUI.


Christer Hermansson

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