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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2010 4:28 am    Post subject: Practice C programming using XCode? Reply with quote

Just recently, I found a stack of books that I bought many years ago with titles like "C for beginners" and "Learn C in 24 hours". I've also still got Borland's Turbo C for MS-DOS and for Windows, so it wouldn't be difficult for me to run one of those thru VMWare Fusion.

But I remember reading that Objective C was, in essence, C plus some OO libraries. So I wondered whether there was a much more straightforward way to input and compile some simple C programs: XCode.

Has anybody tried doing this? Is it possible for XCode to display the output of a basic C program? Would it appear in a dialog box or a terminal window?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2010 5:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it would make much more sense to just jump straight into Objective C. As it's name suggest Objective C is an object oriented language, so is more similar to C++. Whilst both are based on C, both languages are much more than C. (Check your PM's)
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PM received, Cypher! Wink
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