I have been told (by my C prof.) that I can use the Borland C++ compiler to compile C. Fine.
How? I try to use Borland C++ Compiler 3.2. Everytime I start it up (this is from memory, as the software is at home, & I am in work) it starts me in a “Form”. Fine - I close that. Behiond the “Form” is what looks like a basic text editor, but when you go to save it, it give you a “C++ Project” extension - something like “.cpp”. Obviously I need, “.C”. So I change it. Fine.
When I edit my file and save it, and try to “Run” which should compile, give any error messages and then execute, it does that count-down / compile thing and then an error message about some debugger .dll file being non-existant.
Fine. Scrap that. I get onto borland.com and download the free C++ Builder 5.5. Unpack to C:. Then I read the “readme.txt” file. I gives some horribly unintelligible message about changing file extensions in the “bin” file. WTF ?
I am usually okay at installing hardware / software, but this time I am failing miserably.
Anyway - I’m now 1 week behind in my lectures because I cannot do the excercises that the prof. sets for the weekend.
SOMEONE PLEASE HELP !!!