[ubuntu-uk] C/C++ Development

Jai Harrison jai at jaiharrison.com
Thu Nov 1 20:55:16 GMT 2007

> Hi Jai,

Hey Dougie

> Would be interested as to why you are interested in C/C++, what are your
> objectives?

My objects are to learn the language and then make GTK/GNOME
applications to suit my requirements. A big one of these is a music
player that suits my personal needs (and I shouldn't imagine it would
be too hard provided I used a good back-end for music playback).


P.S: Seeker` from the IRC channel linked me to this:

> On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 18:11 +0000, Jai Harrison wrote:
> > Guys,
> >
> > Where is the best place to start with C/C++ development from a Linux
> > (or GTK) perspective? Note that I haven't differentiated between C and
> > C++. This is because I do not mind which I use. I've been looking on
> > GNU's website and they feature a manual on glibc (which is a definite
> > advantage if I use C). Where as C++ has cppreference.com (which I've
> > been informed is quite out-of-date).
> >
> > Regardless of which of the two languages I use, I will probably be in
> > need of some tutorials (please, Linux or GTK based as oppose to a
> > Windows users' one). I don't yet have the hacker skills that some of
> > you might so I would be very grateful for a ground-base instead of
> > just diving into the glibc manual and trying to teach myself.
> >
> > Jai
> >
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