I installed Visual C++ 2010 express today. There is no option to create a .C file. I tried googling but found nothing. Please help me with this
C++ is the lowest it will take, but you can use C-only-code in a C++ project.
You will have to keep yourself from using enhanced features, but the result can be C.
If you make a Win32 Console App and don't include any additional features, you'll be as close as you can get.
(then just stick to c functions).
You will also need to add a preprocessor definition of "_CRT_SECURE_NO_WARNINGS" so you can use the older style functions without the compiler giving warnings.
Also, I set my character set to Nulti-Byte instead of Unicode.
Pretend like you are coding in C, because C++ is a subset of C, so everything you can do in C you can do in C++.
Thanks for the help :)
If you ONLY want a C IDE and compiler for Windows only, I'd recommend Pelles C. It is ONLY for C, and ONLY for Windows (32 or 64 bit, so XP or Vista or Win7 are all fine).
I like it! ;)