If you are using Linux, make sure you have installed
xterm on your machine!
If you are using Linux, you can customize
xterm to function like a modern terminal. Just follow the instructions
on this wiki page.
First Install CodeLite for your OS. For this short tutorial, I have installed CodeLite 7.0 on a Windows machine.
- The first time you do this, the Find Compilers dialog will pop up. Click OK and continue.
- Once you've completed the dialogs, click the Start a new workspace button.
- Next, select the type of workspace you want to use (in this example, I chose C++)
- Click OK and fill in the workspace details
Never create a workspace in a folder with spaces in its path
- Right click on the workspace icon and select Create New Project
- The New Project Wizard will appear. Select
Console->Simple Executable (g++) Of course, you can choose another template that fits your need but for this quick start we will use the
Simple Executable template. Click Next and follow the wizard until it finishes.
- Select the tool-chain detected on your machine (on my machine GCC 4.8 was found, and this is what I have selected).
- Click Finish and build your project from the main menu: Build->Build Project.
- To run the generated executable, we use the main menu: Build->Run.