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* '''Cross-platform.''' Runs on Linux, Mac, Windows (uses wxWidgets).
 
* '''Cross-platform.''' Runs on Linux, Mac, Windows (uses wxWidgets).
 
* Written in C++. No interpreted languages or proprietary libs needed.
 
* Written in C++. No interpreted languages or proprietary libs needed.
* Extensible through plugins
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* Extensible through [[Code::Blocks Plugins|plugins]]
  
 
==Compiler==
 
==Compiler==
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* '''Very fast''' custom build system (no makefiles needed)
 
* '''Very fast''' custom build system (no makefiles needed)
 
* Support for '''parallel builds''' (utilizing your CPU's extra cores)
 
* Support for '''parallel builds''' (utilizing your CPU's extra cores)
* Multi-target projects
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* [[Creating a new project#Adding a new build target|Multi-target]] projects
 
* Workspaces to combine multiple projects
 
* Workspaces to combine multiple projects
 
* [[The build process of Code::Blocks#Using project dependencies|Inter-project dependencies]] inside workspace
 
* [[The build process of Code::Blocks#Using project dependencies|Inter-project dependencies]] inside workspace
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* Class Browser
 
* Class Browser
 
* Smart indent
 
* Smart indent
* One-key swap between .h and .c/.cpp files
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* [[Keyboard Shortcuts#Editor|One-key swap]] between .h and .c/.cpp files
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* Custom [[Keyboard Shortcuts plugin|keyboard shortcuts]]
 
* Open files list for quick switching between files (optional)
 
* Open files list for quick switching between files (optional)
 
* [[Tools+ reference|External customizable "Tools"]]
 
* [[Tools+ reference|External customizable "Tools"]]
* To-do list management with different users
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* [[To-Do List plugin|To-do list]] management with different users
  
 
==Plugins==
 
==Plugins==
 
* Fully customizable through [[Code::Blocks Plugins|plugins]]
 
* Fully customizable through [[Code::Blocks Plugins|plugins]]
* Automatically format source code to the desired style
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* Automatically [[Source Code Formatter plugin|format source code]] to the desired style
 
* [[SpellChecker|Spell-check]] on strings and comments ([[Nightly Cookbook|svn]] only)
 
* [[SpellChecker|Spell-check]] on strings and comments ([[Nightly Cookbook|svn]] only)
 
* [[WxSmith tutorials|Rapid application development tool]] for [[Using wxWidgets|wxWidgets]] based GUIs
 
* [[WxSmith tutorials|Rapid application development tool]] for [[Using wxWidgets|wxWidgets]] based GUIs
* [[NassiShneiderman|Nassi–Shneiderman]] diagramming
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* [[NassiShneiderman plugin|Nassi–Shneiderman]] diagramming
* Hex editor
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* Integrated [[HexEditor plugin|hex editor]]

Revision as of 21:33, 11 September 2011

Highlights

  • Open Source! GPLv3, no hidden costs.
  • Cross-platform. Runs on Linux, Mac, Windows (uses wxWidgets).
  • Written in C++. No interpreted languages or proprietary libs needed.
  • Extensible through plugins

Compiler

Debugger

  • Interfaces GNU GDB
  • Also supports MS CDB (not fully featured)
  • Full breakpoints support:
    • Code breakpoints
    • Data breakpoints (read, write and read/write)
    • Breakpoint conditions (break only when an expression is true)
    • Breakpoint ignore counts (break only after certain number of hits)
  • Display local function symbols and arguments
  • User-defined watches (support for watching user-defined types through scripting)
  • Call stack
  • Disassembly
  • Custom memory dump
  • Switch between threads
  • View CPU registers

Interface

  • Syntax highlighting, customizable and extensible
  • Code folding for C++ and XML files.
  • Tabbed interface
  • Code completion
  • Class Browser
  • Smart indent
  • One-key swap between .h and .c/.cpp files
  • Custom keyboard shortcuts
  • Open files list for quick switching between files (optional)
  • External customizable "Tools"
  • To-do list management with different users

Plugins