From: Michel Catudal
Subject: Re: Sorry about the reply setting - re. which basic compiler to buy?
Date: 13 Dec 2002 19:46:13 -0600
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> 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?
I've used IAR, CCS and the garbage C compiler that Microchip
once pushed. My favorite was CCS for many reason.
2-Friendly author and good support
Tired of Microsoft's rebootive multitasking?
then it's time to upgrade to Linux.