Turbo C++ is a free C++ compiler which is originated from Borland. It comes with debugger, integrated development environment (IDE) and computer language. This was released in the year 1991 along with the Windows compatibility. Turbo C which was earlier version of Turbo C++ is most famous compiler in early 90’s and late 80’s. Though there are several versions released into the market after the release of Turbo C++ 3.0, it is regarded as most stable and major consideration during programming.
Turbo C++ is followed by C++Builder. In favor of the compilers with modern functionality and interface, Turbo C was abandoned by mid 90’s. As per latest trend, graphics interface is out dated, but still Turbo C is perfectly suitable for developing the applications and compiling the code to acquire executable files. C++ is basically an object-oriented programming (OOP) language during which you can make the most of OOP’s complex design methodology and also labor-saving features
Turbo C++ provides you complete power of both C and C++ programming. It offers several helpful C++ class libraries. Some of its latest features which are very beneficial to programmers are given below.
- Global Optimization
- New BCI support and fonts for entire ASCII character set.
- Container Classes
- Fast Compilation Speed
- DPMI Compiler
- Easy Win
- Programmers Platform
- Microsoft Windows Programming
- Container Classes
- Memory management functions
- Heap checking
Turbo C++ is definitely a perfect choice if you are in need of effective compilers for simple C or C++ programs. It has more than 200 new library functions which ensure great compatibility and flexibility. For Windows applications, it has Run-time library in DLL. Turbo C++ 3.0 cannot definitely handle massive programs. However, you can learn C or C++ easily.
System requirements for Turbo C++
- Windows XP/Vista/7 and 8
- Intel Pentium III 1.4GHz Processor
- 512MB RAM
- 900MB Free Disk Space