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2:22pm Thu 25th Aug, Christopher M.

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> Hello! Was just wondering if visual studio code is alright to use as I just read somewhere that MacBooks should be using Xcode? Curious if there's a reason why you can't use one over the other (if that is the case).
You're welcome to use whatever editing application/environment you wish. Xcode on Macs is probably the better of the two. Be careful (warned) that, historically, Microsoft chose not to support C standards in their IDEs, saying that there was no need as they supported standard C++. However, theya re different languages, C++ is not a superset of C, and there's certainly no language named C/C++. The two standards have diverged even more since those days - the danger being that with VSCode you may accidentally enter some syntax that is valid in C++ but not C, and the IDE may not warn you about it unless there's a way to specify what language standard you require. I don't know the full story - maybe we have some power-VSCode users who know how to rigorously demand C99 or C11 ??

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