On 11/20/2009 04:01 AM, Jerry Baker wrote:
> I keep running into the limits of gimp python so I've finally decided to
> start learning C. In python the development process is a lot faster.
> Basically "Edit File> Save> Run." - There are a lot more steps
> involved on the C side...
Getting up on C has a pretty steep learning curve compared to Python.
The steps involved in compiling and running are very straightforward, but
quickly debugging even relatively simple C programs is quite a bit more
than the "Edit > save > run > see problem > re-edit > save > run" workflow
that characters typical python workflow.
In many cases, it helps to take the plunge with an integrated development
environment (such as Eclipse). But that's a pretty big install even if
use the C/C++ option (and, of course, the python option, as you are
> I was wondering if anyone could give me some tips for speeding the "Edit
> > Compile> Install" process up and improving my workflow...
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