Re: compiled program not running
From: Karl Heinz Buchegger (kbuchegg_at_gascad.at)
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 11:33:08 +0100
Please don't top post.
> Pardon my jumping in here...but I am new to this and thoroughly confused
> You state that the program (IDE) is an environment for producing code and
> myriad other functions (debugging, etc...) but that the user should read his
> documentation on how to produce a "free standing" program. Shouldn't the
> program be free standing once an .exe is created (via the IDE's compiler)?
There are demo versions of some compilers around which are cheaper
then the full product or are an add on to some books. They produce
an exe, which can only be run from the IDE. That's good enough for
learning but not good enough to produce anything useful for real
> Or, is this the difference between using an IDE and a "Command Line"
> interpreter? It's just that I've never understood why one would use a
> command line version when you have and IDE with which to do things much more
IDE = Integrated Development Environment
Once your program is finished, you no longer run it from the IDE. You simply
start it from the command line and start doing some actual work with
-- Karl Heinz Buchegger firstname.lastname@example.org