POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.misc : nocomment : Re: nocomment Server Time
22 Jul 2024 09:20:26 EDT (-0400)
  Re: nocomment  
From: Kenneth
Date: 14 Oct 2017 08:45:01
Message: <web.59e20647c7b9aadb89df8d30@news.povray.org>
jr <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:

> sorry, my bad.  forgot to state it's for GNU/Linux systems, although, if
> you do run something like 'cygwin' or 'mingw', that should work too.


Well, there are two routes I can go (or both, if I ever have the time!):
Learning to use cygwin, and/or learning to use Visual Studio-- both of which are
Greek to me at the moment, sad to say. (I've never 'compiled' anything-- very
embarrassing.) But I *have* been trying to familiarize myself with what both of
those tools do, per your suggestion :-) I've recognized for a long time that I
need to 'bite the bullet' and learn how to write and compile at least *small*
programs (on Windows)--to get my feet wet, so to speak, and to banish that
daunting feeling of "Oh, that looks to be SO hard." Of course, that's the way I
felt when I first came across POV-Ray-- which now seems easy and natural!

Practice, practice, practice...

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