With the new forum software, we expect there will be a few issues here and there. Several problems with user permissions have already been discovered and fixed, but I'm sure there will be more.
If you experience any problems please post them in this thread, or if for some reason it won't let...
There are still some lingering issues.
Anybody who gets a CloudFlare message saying the site is offline should clear their browser cache. I've temporarily disabled CloudFlare until I can make the necessary changes to prevent those errors.
Though I wouldn't describe myself as an expert by any means, if anybody has any SQL questions, ask them in this forum. I'll help to the best of my abilities (within hours to a day), and I'm sure others will be willing to help as they can.
I haven't looked at the book in the link above, but in addition to learning C++ syntax, I'd suggest reading a book on OOP design patterns.
This is a classic: Amazon.com: Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (0785342633610): Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson...
GCC is a C compiler. Basically, it takes the code I posted above and turns it into a program that you can run.
MinGW contains a port (the code has been modified to allow it to run on another platform; in this case, that is Windows) of the GNU C Compiler (GCC).
My example above shows you how to...