You can download a free (and very good) compiler from Borland at http://www.borland.com/bcppbuilder/freecompiler/.
A free (and very good) debugger is available at http://www.borland.com/bcppbuilder/turbodebugger/.
mkdir c:\tempand hit the ENTER key. If you get an error message that the directory already exists, then that's ok.
c: cd \temp setupFollow the setup instructions.
edit c:\autoexec.batYou will see an editor window, somewhat like this:
;c:\borland\bcc55\binafter the C:\WINDOWS and ;C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND statement. Check that the semicolons are correct. Do not insert a n y a d d i t o n a l s p a c e s ! ! !
bcc32Did you get a screenful of compiler flags? Congratulationsyou have just reached level 3.
Use your favorite text editor to edit your program. If you don't have a favorite, try TextPad.
Then launch the DOS shell as described previously
In the command shell, type
c: cd \mydirectory
where mydirectory is the file that contains your program.
Then you can compile a console application like this:
bcc32 -Ic:\cccbook\cccfiles myfile.c
where cccbook is the directory into which you expanded ccc2e.zip and myfile.c is the file you wanted to compile.
bcc32 -tW -Ic:\cccbook\cccfiles myfile.c
to compile a graphical application.