Our primary focus of this book will be on Windows platform. However, we'll touch upon other platforms wherever possible. Official Code::Blocks binaries are available from www.codeblocks.org. Perform the following steps for successful installation of Code::Blocks:
codeblocks-12.11mingw-setup.exefile from http://www.codeblocks.org/downloads/26 or from sourceforge mirror http://sourceforge.net/projects/codeblocks/files/Binaries/12.11/Windows/codeblocks-12.11mingw-setup.exe/download and save it in a folder.