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Q. Do I have to buy and expensive development environment from Microsoft
(ie Visual C++) to make Windows programs?
A. No. There are alternatives:
Not actively updated.
Neither of these have a GUI.
You can use them with the Eclipse IDE.
Cygwin is NOT suitable for making native Windows applications.
IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) include:
Visual Studio Express