Chapter 2: Configuring the Bosque Environment

Now that we've learned what the Bosque project is and why it was developed, we are ready to see it in action.

In this chapter, we will learn how to configure a development environment to start experimenting with Bosque, and we will become familiar with the tools used to compile scripts and test our code. First, we will look at all the required prerequisites and how they can be fulfilled. Next, we will go through the installation process of Bosque itself. Eventually, we will write and compile our first Bosque "Hello, World" program.

Here is a list of the topics that we are going to cover:

  • Prerequisites for Bosque
  • Installing C++ compiler
  • Installing Bosque
  • Setting up the IDE for Bosque
  • Writing a "Hello, ...

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