Recommend IDE for coding in "C"

Christian Stimming (mobil) christian at
Mon Mar 18 14:26:46 EDT 2013

I switched to qtcreator recently, after years of emacs. Qtcreator makes it very easy to jump between the various interesting places in the code, although our C implementation with the private structures doesn't work in qtcreator as well as it could. In pure c++ it works even better.


Paul Conrady <audio1953 at> schrieb:

>About 40 years ago, I studied Fortran and PL/1 in college; 20 years ago
>learned Pascal; over the years I played around with Basic. I have no
>professional experience as a programmer. The coding that I've done has
>for pleasure or personal necessity, much like now. A few AqBanking
>do not operate as advertised and I would like to troubleshoot and fix
>On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 8:04 AM, John Ralls <jralls at> wrote:
>> On Mar 17, 2013, at 11:05 PM, Paul Conrady <audio1953 at>
>> > This is not a question about GnuCash per se. Since I would like to
>> contribute
>> > to the development of GnuCash, I thought the developer's here might
>> the
>> > best source of information.
>> >
>> > I want to start coding in "C" and "C++". Please recommend an IDE
>for me.
>> > After searching through the Ubuntu and Canonical repos, I am
>> toward
>> > Anjuta DevStudio or maybe CodeLite. Since I am learning the
>language, all
>> > that I require is a simple interface; nothing complex.
>> I use Emacs, which is about as basic as you can get.
>> What programming experience do you have?
>> Regards,
>> John Ralls
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