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 PostPost subject: Best Programming IDE/Langauge        Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:13 am 
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What is the best programming language (such as VB.NET/VB/C++ etc.) and what is the best IDE to use with that language?

I use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and develop my programs using Visual Basic .NET (Version 2/2005)


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 PostPost subject: Ugh        Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:19 am 
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Especially with .NET (if you are using that), there is no "better language". They can all do the same things... just different syntax. If you are familiar with C and/or C++, or hell, even Java, C# may be for you. If you never got out of the VB mindset, VB.NET may be your ticket (though its practically nothing like VB6).

As for IDE's, you got the best that you are gonna get.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:35 am 
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I only know some limited VB6, I have tried VB.NET and found that it is kinda the same but not. Just haven't had any ideas for a program


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:45 pm 
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If you really want to get into programming you might want to look over basic native (unmanaged) languages, such as C and C++. Of course I recommend Visual Studio 2005 (express editions are a bit crippled, there's always the 90-day trial download or DVD order)


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:28 pm 
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VS 2005 and C# or Chrome :)

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:25 am 
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I would suggest you start with simple C (ANSI C only), then move to either Java or C# (as both use the same syntax as C). VB is a long outdated language and VB.NET is no better IMO. As for an IDE, NetBeans is a great Java IDE (or so I've heard - I haven't got a lot of Java experience), and C# only works on Visual Studio (or Mono, if you're on Linux/BSD), so...
If you want portability, C++ with GTK/QT is a good combination. GTK and QT are both powerful and simple, and cross-platform (you could compile the same codebase on every major platform with little or no change at all).


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 PostPost subject: C#        Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:30 am 
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Borland has "C# Builder" and I am positive it isnt the only competing compiler


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 PostPost subject: Re: C#        Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 7:24 am 
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RentedMule wrote:
Borland has "C# Builder" and I am positive it isnt the only competing compiler


The Borland C# Builder is still .NET 1.1 and this sucks :P .NET 2.0 rulez :wink:

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 PostPost subject: No        Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:32 am 
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Not with BDS 2006


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:49 am 
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nope, BDS 2006 is still .NET 1.1 :P :P

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Anywhich way, the best IDE is by far MS but the best language is ASM (cause its the only real one :lol:), and I would recomend either using FASM or Boraland's tools...

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PHP all the way (PHP-GTK :D)


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I use C# with Visual Studio.net 2005 to develop Swift, and I couldn't be happier with anything else.


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I like C#.net,because it's easier to learn than Java,and VS 2005 TS is the IDE that I'm using.


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Hm, the best Programming IDE ...

i like the IDE of Visual Studio .NET 2003, because we use it in our school.
At home i only have visual studio 6 wich is very very old.


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VS6 is bad :(

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