i have learn to wite out a few simple program on paper. However, after installing microsoft visual C++, i found out that i do not know how to use it to create C++ application. I click file-->new, and and the Visual C++ software prompt me to create a workspace or some window application or window console apllication. There are a lot of files in it that i can create. What should i choose??

Here's a complete tutorial , made by me :cheesy:

1.First try to get Visual C++ Express Edition ,it's free
You can get it at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/visualc/

2.After install,run the program .You will get the start page
[IMG]http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/6809/startpageuy3.th.gif[/IMG]

Create->Project

3.Go to Win32 Tab , and name your project
[IMG]http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/2061/createql9.th.gif[/IMG]


4.Select win32 console application
[IMG]http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/3561/win32jb0.th.gif[/IMG]


5.Go to application tab
[IMG]http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/9684/applicationav5.th.gif[/IMG]


6.Check the "Empty project" box
[IMG]http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/6454/emptyzp9.th.gif[/IMG]

7.After the project is created,it's time to make your source files
Right click the Source Files Folder, go to Add->New Item
[IMG]http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/4731/voilaot7.th.gif[/IMG]

8.Go to code tab
[IMG]http://img157.imageshack.us/img157/6086/itemif9.th.gif[/IMG]

9.Here,select the C++ File(don't forget to name it )
[IMG]http://img157.imageshack.us/img157/8957/cppix5.th.gif[/IMG]

10.Click add and your done
[IMG]http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/2868/finishwy0.th.gif[/IMG]


Good luck

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