TJF wrote:mee wrote:Am I correct in saying that it does not provide an environment similar to Visual Basic?
Yes, thankfully there is no similar environment.
As mentioned in previous posts FreeBasic can be used with several GUI toolkits. At the beginning it isn't easy to find the right one matching your needs.mee wrote:If so, how does one develop business applications with input fields, click boxes and so forth?
I do cross-platform business apps for windows and LINUX. I'm using
GTK toolkitFind some screenshots here and here or see german and english GUI of GaldeToBac on different OSs.
Glade3 interface designer
Geany IDE (UTF-8 support for I18N)
GladeToBac FreeBasic code sketcher
thanks for this information, ive now read up on these toolkits... very interesting stuff...
i am on windows, it this a practical selection of tools to be using on that platform?
i notice difficulty getting the latest releases on windows, i started looking at installing gtk+ via MSYS and have updated the repos etc and using pacman ive got a list of the GTK installers, but glade im getting lost on and also people talk about developing under MSYS.