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Visual Development
« on: July 22, 2012, 11:04:19 am »
Hi, I am new here.

I use to program in VBA (MS Office 2003), but now I am reading about C++ which seems to be a powerful language.
Code::Blocks seems to be one of the best to program C++.

My question is:
Is it possible to drag and drop components as buttons, listboxes, and others and then put some code, just as I use to do in VBA?

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Re: Visual Development
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2012, 12:08:51 pm »
Yes, search for wxsmith in the wiki.
(most of the time I ignore long posts)
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Re: Visual Development
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2012, 02:03:52 pm »
Just a quick addition:

Remember: VBA and C++ are two completely different worlds. So don't expect a 1:1 matching of your experiences in VBA to C++. You'll basically have to re-learn a lot things from scratch. Except for what i.e. a for-loop is, maybe... ;-)
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Re: Visual Development
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2012, 07:21:24 am »
I think that using RAD GUI builders is not a best way for beginners, because you can create form's class, but don't understand how it works. For better learning is writing GUI code "by hand". But it is possible to using RAD GUI for analising samples.