Okay, so you want to start programming C++. Go and get yourself a nice, free C++ compiler. For these introductory pages I will be using Microsoft’s Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition. You can obtain a free copy from their website here:



Then open the file and allow it to run. Agree to the terms and conditions and the installation takes a few minutes. You may have to restart your computer when it is finished.

Open Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 and on the Start Page that loads click the New Project button



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