From: "Alex Gibson"
Subject: Re: Sorry about the reply setting - re. which basic compiler to buy?
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 15:41:15 +1100
Organization: ihug ( New Zealand )
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 04:41:08 +0000 (UTC)
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"Parmin" wrote in message
> Thanks to Steve Andrew, Llewellyn Griffiths and Bob the Builder,
> I received 2 replies suggesting for me to learn the C language.
> and 1 reply praising the MElab's PicBasicPro and their services.
> From those vote, I reckon I should bite the bullet and learn
> to use C language instead.
> If I start on the C language compiler, Which one should I use?
> I look at the Hi-Tech's web site, and found out that to cover
> all the mcu I use, I need to buy both the 12/14/16 series and the
> 18 series compiler.. and they are not cheap either at $850 a
> On the other hand, there are the CCS C compilers where I
> should buy either 3 separate compiler (PCB, PCM and PCH)
> or the PCWH package at $425.
> Also the Pixie which is about $100.. I cannot find more data
> about what mcu they support though....
> Then there are the "free" compilers like the Pacific C etc.
> Well.. back to square one. What to buy?
> what to use? which is easier?
Download the demos of
the ones your think of getting.
Try the C2C shareware
FED supports most pics, let me check
(see email - bit to long to post)
try the demo