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|File:Code Blocks logo.jpg|
|Developer(s)||The Code::Blocks team|
|Stable release||8.02 / 2008-2-28|
|Preview release||nightly build / 2010-1-16|
|Operating system||Windows, Linux, Mac (Cross-platform)|
|License||GNU General Public License|
Code::Blocks is a free and open source, cross platform IDE. It is developed in C++ using wxWidgets as the GUI toolkit. Using a plugin architecture, its capabilities and features are defined by the provided plugins. Currently, Code::Blocks is oriented towards C/C++.
The latest stable version, Code::Blocks 8.02, was released on February 28, 2008.
After releasing two release candidate versions, 1.0rc1 on July 25, 2005 and 1.0rc2 on October 25, 2005, instead of making a final release, the project developers started adding many new features, with the final release being repeatedly postponed. Instead, there were binary packages of the latest SVN version made available on a daily basis, called "nightly builds". These were supported better than the latest official 1.0rc2 release. While this approach provided users with bleeding-edge improvements and allowed developers to get constant feedback, it created an outside illusion that the project was stagnant (because no new releases have been made).
The first stable release was finally made on February 28, 2008, with the version number changed to 8.02. The versioning scheme was changed to that of Ubuntu, with the major and minor number representing the year and month of the release.
Instead of creating a branch in the code tree where bugs are fixed in the stable release and new features are added in a separate branch the project continued as before; new features and bug fixes are all added into the same code space. Version 8.02 is stable but a large amount of progress has been made since. For the most up-to-date version you have to download the "nightly build".
Code::Blocks supports multiple compilers, including MinGW / GCC, Digital Mars, Microsoft Visual C++, Borland C++, Watcom and the Intel C++ compiler. Although the IDE was designed for the C++ language, there is some support for compilers of other languages, including GNU Fortran, Digital Mars D and GNU GCC.
The IDE features syntax highlighting and code folding through the use of the Scintilla editor component, C++ code completion and class browser, an integrated to-do list, and a closely integrated debugger frontend which supports GDB and, to some extent, Microsoft console debugger-CDB. There is also an integrated rapid application development plugin for the wxWidgets toolkit, called wxSmith.
Some of Code::Blocks' features are targeted at users migrating from other IDEs - these include Dev-C++ and Microsoft Visual C++ project import, and Dev-C++ Devpak support.
Code::Blocks uses a custom build system, which stores its information in XML-based project files, but can optionally use external makefiles, which simplifies interfacing with projects using the GNU and Qt Software's qmake build systems.
- Official Code::Blocks website
- Code::Blocks wiki
- BerliOS project site (nightly builds and Subversion access)
- Comparison of RADs for WxWidgets
- Template:Freshmeat (outdated)
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