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Just Enough C/C++ Programming by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

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Editor

The more sophisticated the editor, the more efficient the programming experience will be. A simple text editor, like Notepad, can be used to enter all the examples in this book.

However, better editing environments also come with something called syntax highlighting, which will change the color of text that has special meaning in the C language. This is a great help when editing source code because it makes it very easy to spot keywords within the rest of the text.

A programmer’s editor, such as the ones built into most available IDEs, has some special features beyond syntax highlighting. For example, most C IDEs (environments specifically for C programmers) offer some form of inline editing help such as auto-completion of text and little ...

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