Its is a featured-packed IDE i-e Integrated development environment which is designed by Bloodshed Software to create and debug apps that are based know on one of the most popular programming language known as C++. Although, there are many other upgraded C++ development tools that have been introduced in the virtual market over the years numerous users around the globe still prefer to use Dev-C++ for development purposes. This is because the IDE platform Dev-C++ has always proven itself to be a highly intuitive and reliable developing tool that provides developers with extensive access to all the features that are required to perform in-depth debugging and powerful development. Most of all, it promises a stable and error-free developing environment for developers so they can develop apps as small as the size of short school projects and as big as a massive business project. It is targeted for public and internal use both.
One for all
Dev-C++ is designed to cater to newbies and pros alike. Either a user is a novice and wants to use the environment to make a small size school project, or a professional level developer and programmer who want a stable and smart environment which is small enough to use the least resources of his or her computer, Dev-C++ is a perfect developing tool for both types of users because it possesses all the tools that are required to develop small and big size apps.
Once the program is installed in a host computer, users will notice a very user-friendly highly customizable interface. Users can customize it in any way to fit their requirements and projects. The main app window resembles the structure of every other high quality modern Integrated development environment. The top is laced with a row of various dropdown menus along with the tabs that give access to the many built-in features on just a click. A large area with three vertically arranged tabs is there to manage classes, projects and Debug listings. Users can start to program there apps on the main project area on an interface that are adorned with supporting tabs. The overall interface is simple and classic because the options are displayed in a very straightforward way for the ease of new and old users.
The IDE is for developers from all around the globe because it provides the users with the option of 25 languages to chose from. Users can pick one of the 25 languages as per their preference.
Source files integration
Dev-C++ is an IDE that empowers its users to develop a project with as many source files integrated into it as they require.
This program gives many options to its users in terms of writing styles. The keywords and C elements can be highlighted while the user is writing on the project. The writing is done in a classic color scheme where the comments appear in green color while the compiler error appears in red.
Dev-C++ users can also make use of Devpak extensions and can also add external tools for the IDE. The available external tools will help the users to enhance the feel, look, and responsiveness of their IDE. Moreover, with these tools, users can also customize the IDE as per their liking.
Highly customizable configurations
Users can extensively customize the app along with the current project in this IDE. App Options window has Browsto customize Fonts, Genera, Code Insertion, Colours Autosave, and Class Browsing. The Environment Options have tabs for the configuration of external programs, directories, CVS support, and File Associations.
All in all, DEV-C++ is designed to be compatible with all Windows operating systems and includes all the standard and useful features such as advanced code completion, syntax highlighting, and insight, debugging, profiling, style formatting, and editable shortcuts. It’s the best choice of an IDE for small to a good size project development.